SWEENEY ASTRAY. A Version From The Irish.

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Hardcover issue. Publisher's original textured white and grey cloth with black illustration to the upper board and titles to the spine, in the Colin Middleton illustrated dustwrapper. A fine copy, the binding square and tight, the cloth bright and fresh. The contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine original dustwrapper that remains without fading, loss or tears.

Signed by Seamus Heaney in blue ink on the title page. 1,000 copies of the hardcover were issued. Heaney's translation of the medieval Irish epic Buile Shuibhne won the 1985 PEN Translation Prize for verse. (

Stock code: 25420


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