Squarings. Twelve Poems. Lithographs by Felim Egan (1991)

Author: Seamus Heaney

Book ID: 66856

Price: 6,500.00

Squarings. Twelve Poems. Illustrated with four lithographs by Felim Egan, who also designed the book. Dublin: Hieroglyph Editions Ltd., 1991.  Printed on hand-made paper (velin arch blanc) and bound in natural calf, in publisher’s blue solander box stamped in silver on the spine and the front cover. Light shelf wear to box, otherwise fine as issued.

Of 100 Copies Printed this is one of 60 for sale [this copy being number 62], Signed by Seamus Heaney and Felim Egan.

A superb livre d’artist designed by Felim Egan and printed at the Graphic Studio, Dublin. The lithographs were pulled from the stone by James McCreary, whilst Mary Farl Powers oversaw the printing of the text on Velin Arches paper using an Albion Press.

These poems were first published as Squarings in his collection ‘Seeing Things’ published in 1991. 

[Brandes & Durkan A51a-b]

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