The Starlit Eye. Author’s First Book (1952)
Author: Thomas Kinsella
Book ID: 66857
The Starlit Eye. With Drawings by Liam Miller. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1952. First Edition, Limited Issue. Printed grey wrappers, lightly tones, with a small chip to outer margin of upper cover, otherwise a very good copy of this scarce early Dolmen.
Limited Edition of 175 Copies, Signed by Thomas Kinsella.
Kinsella’s first separately published work & the fourth book published by the Dolmen Press.
Liam Miller writes in his bibliography “Although this book is now a collector’s piece, we had great difficulty in persuading booksellers to take the standard copies of as poet’s first book, at two shillings each, less discount.”