The School Bag. Sigend Copy (1997)
Author: Seamus Heaney & Ted Hughes
Book ID: 66918
The School Bag. London: Faber & Faber, 1997. First Edition, First Issue. Pp xvii, 590. A fine bright copy in pictorial dust jacket.
Signed by Seamus Heaney on the title page.
Poems that invite different kinds of historical and thematic reading resembling ‘a school of poetry’ gathered on traditional bardic lines:
“And yet there was always going to be a personal element at work in selections because many of them would represent a homage to poets to whom we ourselves had ‘gone to school’ in one way or another from the beginning.”