Opened Ground. Poems 1966-1996. London: Faber, 1998. First Edition. Pp, 478. Green paper boards, in pictorial dust jacket. A fine copy.
Signed by Heaney on title-page
As selected by the author, Opened Ground includes the essential work from Heaney's twelve previous books of poetry, as well as new sequences drawn from two of his landmark translations, The Cure at Troy and Sweeney Astray, and several previously uncollected poems.