Among Schoolchildren. A Lecture Dedicated to the Memory of John Malone given by Seamus Heaney on Thursday 9th June 1983 at the Queen's University, Belfast and Published by the John Malone Memorial Committee. Second issue. Pp, 16. Dark navy printed wrappers. Small label mark to upper cover, otherwise a fine copy. Signed & Dated by Heaney on title-page.
The first issue was published in green wrappers with an erratum slip, however most copies were pulped due to copyright issues. John Malone was a legendary headmaster of Orangefield School in Belfast. Heaney in his lecture praises his 'pioneering and inspirational work,' his belief in the writer's social and moral role and in the 'good force of the imagination.'