Death of a Naturalist. London: Faber, 1966. First Edition, third impression. Pp, 57. A fine copy in dust jacket.
The authors first commercially published work which earned the Heaney the E.C.Gregory, the Cholmondeley and the Somerset Maugham awards as well as the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. It has now come to be recognised as one of the most significant collections of poetry in modern times.