The Haw Lantern. Limited Signed Edition (1987)
Author: Seamus Heaney
Book ID: 67044
The Haw Lantern. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. First American Edition, Limited Issue. Fine copy in cloth boards, housed in publisher’s slipcase. Maroon cloth boards, title label to spine, housed in publisher’s slipcase. A fine copy.
Limited Edition of 250 Numbered Copies, Signed by Seamus Heaney.
Poems exploring the theme of loss, and in particular a sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet’s mother, are joined in the Haw Lantern by meditations on the conscience of the writer & exercises in an allegorical vein.