The Midnight Verdict. Signed Copy (1993)
Author: Seamus Heaney
Book ID: 67048
The Midnight Verdict. Dublin: Gallery Books, 1993. First Edition. Pp, 42. Black cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s dust jacket featuring a drawing by Tony O’Malley. A nice bright copy.
Signed & Dated by Seamus Heaney on the title page.
One of 950 copies printed (there was an additional 75 copies, numbered & signed reserved fo patrons of The Gallery Press).
The Three translations included here were all part of a single impulse. ‘Orpheus and Eurydice’ done in June 1993, just before Heaney began to prepare a lecture on Cuirt an Mhean Oiche(1780) for the Merriman Summer School.