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Columcille the Scribe. One of 150 Copies On Vellum (2004) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,800.00
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  • Columcille the Scribe. One of 150 Copies On Vellum (2004) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,800.00
  • Columcille the Scribe. One of 150 Copies On Vellum (2004) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,800.00
  • Columcille the Scribe. One of 150 Copies On Vellum (2004) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,800.00
  • Columcille the Scribe. One of 150 Copies On Vellum (2004) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,800.00
  • Columcille the Scribe. One of 150 Copies On Vellum (2004) by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,800.00

Columcille the Scribe. One of 150 Copies On Vellum (2004)

Seamus Heaney

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  • Category: Literature, Poetry, Author Signed or Inscribed, Gift Ideas, Illustrated

€1,800.00

Columcille the Scribe. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2004. The poem inscribed on vellum, mounted and housed in a linen-covered portfolio, with the author's name and title on front cover. A fine copy. Additionally housed in a custom-made solander box. 

Special limited edition of 150 Numbered Copies, Signed by both Poet and Artist and accompanied by an explanatory text, hand printed at the Trinity Closet Press.

The poet's version of an early Irish poem 'Sgith mo crob on Scribinn' entitled 'Columcille the Scribe'. This translation was originally written by Seamus Heaney to celebrate his enrolment as a member of the Royal Irish Academy in the Guildhall, Derry, on the 9th of June 1997, the fourteen-hundredth anniversary of the death of Columcille. Written on vellum in a script derived from the Cathach, by calligrapher and authority on early Irish manuscripts Tim O'Neill.

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