SEAMUS HEANEY FIRST EDITIONS - ASH RARE BOOKS

First editions at Ash Rare Books

SEAMUS HEANEY AT
ASH RARE BOOKS
43 HURON ROAD
LONDON SW17 8RE
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: (+44)-(0)20-8672-2263
e-mail: prints@ashrare.com


VISITORS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

FIRST EDITIONS OF SEAMUS HEANEY

CLICK ON REFRESH/RELOAD TO ENSURE YOU HAVE THE UPDATED VERSION OF THIS PAGE
HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013  & MAHON, Derek, 1941- : [COVER TITLE] IN THEIR ELEMENT : A SELECTION OF POEMS.

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 & MAHON, Derek, 1941- : [COVER TITLE] IN THEIR ELEMENT : A SELECTION OF POEMS.

Belfast : Arts Council of Northern Ireland, (1977). First edition. Twelve poems from Heaney and fourteen from Mahon, with an introduction, biographical notes, portraits of the two poets, and an illustration from Cathal Caulfield. Produced to accompany the May 1977 readings by the poets at seven venues in Northern Ireland.
Crown 4to (23cm). [24]pp. Original silver stapled wrappers, with lettering and the Caulfield illustration in purple; some mild rubbing, but a very good copy of a fragile and ephemeral publication.

SOLD

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : SELECTED POEMS : 1965-1975.

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : SELECTED POEMS : 1965-1975.

London : Faber & Faber, (1980). First edition : [one of just 500 copies in hardback]. An extensive selection of Heaney’s earlier work, including many of his finest poems.
Post 8vo (21cm). 136pp. Original blue boards, lettered down spine in gilt; a very good copy indeed in a price-clipped dust-jacket – also very good indeed.

£200

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 39929 – or simply click on the button

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : STATION ISLAND.

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : STATION ISLAND.

London : Faber & Faber, (1984). First edition. One of the most celebrated collections of poems of modern times.
Post 8vo (21cm). (124),[iv] – including integral endpapers. Original black boards, ruled and lettered in gilt; a fine copy in an equally fine dust-jacket.

£250

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 39930 – or simply click on the button

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : NEW SELECTED POEMS 1966-1987.

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : NEW SELECTED POEMS 1966-1987.

London : Faber & Faber, (1990). First edition. Signed by Seamus Heaney on the front free endpaper. A fine selection of Heaney’s work, the selection made by Heaney himself from his ten earlier collections – well over 100 poems, with notes, etc.
Demy8vo (23cm). x,(246)pp. Original cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt; a hint of a bruise to one corner; some faint spotting to top edge; small mark near signature, but overall a very good copy in the dust-jacket, which bears a portrait by Louis le Brocquy – lightly rubbed at extremities. From the library of the actress, poet, socialite and bohemian aristocrat Pauline Tennant (1929-2008), later Lady Rumbold, with her pastoral Pauline Rumbold bookplate on the front pastedown.

£250

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 41980 – or simply click on the button

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : OPENED GROUND : POEMS 1966-1996.

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : OPENED GROUND : POEMS 1966-1996.

London : Faber & Faber, (1998). First edition. Signed by Seamus Heaney on the title-page. A very extensive selection of Heaney’s work, “as close to being a ‘Collected Poems’ as the author cares to make it”, also including a few poems not previously published in earlier collections, some translations, and ‘Crediting Poetry’, his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.
Demy 8vo (23cm). [2],(xiv),478,[ii]pp. Original green boards, lettered in orange; tiny hint of a bruise at foot, but otherwise a very good copy indeed, in the dust-jacket – also very good indeed.

£400

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 41979 – or simply click on the button

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : DISTRICT AND CIRCLE.

HEANEY, Seamus, 1939-2013 : DISTRICT AND CIRCLE.

London : Faber & Faber, (2006). First edition. Signed by Seamus Heaney on the title-page. A collection of over fifty of the later poems – “With more relish and conviction than ever, Heaney maintains his trust in the obduracy of workaday realities and the mystery of everday renewals”.
Demy 8vo (23cm). [x],76,[x]pp. Original green boards, lettered in gilt; a very good copy indeed, in an equally very good dust-jacket.

£200

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 41983 – or simply click on the button

Credit Card Logos

Return to Ash Rare Books home page.
Return to First Editions index page.
Return to Modern Poetry index page.

Designed and © 2016 Ash Rare Books
e-mail: books@ashrare.com