First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents, with three small marks to the top edge of the text block, are otherwise clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and creased dustwrapper that is a touch faded to the spine, and has been clipped and repriced to the lower front flap.
A selection of poems chosen by the author from his previous publications Death of a Naturalist, Door into the Dark, Wintering Out, and North. Issued simultaneously in hardback and paperback. (Brandes & Durkan A26a).
Stock code: 22611