Station Island. New York: Farrar, straus, Giroux, 1985. First US edition. Pp,123. Cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket. Off-setting to end papers and mark from removed paper clip to tip of front free endpaper and second blank. Signed by the Author on title-page.
Heaney's first new collection of poems since 1979, is set on an island (Lough Derg) which has been a site of pilgrimage in Ireland for over a thousand years.