Wintering Out. Inscribed on Publication Day (1972)

Author: Seamus Heaney

Book ID: 68600

Price: 1,250.00

Wintering Out. London: Faber & Faber, 1972. First Edition. Pp, 80. Publisher’s blue, grey, black and white stiff wrappers. Light shelf-wear to wrappers, tape-marks to rear wrapper, contents in fine bright condition.

Signed & Dated by Heaney on day of publication, 20th November, 1972. 

Heaney’s third collection and a pivotal work in his poetical development. This wrappers edition preceded the hardback edition.

Having spent a year as guest lecturer at Berkeley, California, this collection reflects a broadening of the author’s landscapes, at a time of the deteriorating political situation in Northern Ireland, and coinciding with his move of residence from Ulster to the Republic.

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