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Columcille the Scribe. Special Limited Edition of 150 Signed Copies by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,250.00
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  • Columcille the Scribe. Special Limited Edition of 150 Signed Copies by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,250.00
  • Columcille the Scribe. Special Limited Edition of 150 Signed Copies by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,250.00
  • Columcille the Scribe. Special Limited Edition of 150 Signed Copies by Seamus Heaney on sale for €1,250.00

Columcille the Scribe. Special Limited Edition of 150 Signed Copies

Seamus Heaney

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€1,250.00

Columcille the Scribe. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2004. Special Limited Edition of 150 copies of which only 125 are for sale. 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. The poem is mounted and housed in a linen-covered portfolio, with the author's name and title on front cover.

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