Sweeney Astray. A Version From The Irish. London: Faber 1984. First paperback (Faber) edition. Ownership name to half-title, otherwise a fine copy. Signed by Heaney on title-page.
Heaney's version of Buile Suibhne, one of the major achievements of medieval literature. The story centres on the fate of Sweeney, the king of Dal-Arie in Ulster, who was cursed by a saint, turned into a bird, and driven astray for many years until the curse was fulfilled by his death.