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1 HEANEY, Seamus Cure at Troy. programme.
Field Day Theatre Company, 1990, 
HEANEY, Seamus. The Cure at Troy. [Programme]. (Derry) : Field Day Theatre Company, 1990. Pp. (16). Illustrated with photographs fromvarious productions by the Field Day Theatre Company. Tall 8vo, brown ill. card covers. The programme for Heaney's play which had its World Premiere at Guildhall, Derry on 1st October, 1990. Some rubbing and small creases to spine, light wearto covers, else vg. 40.00

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2 HEANEY, Seamus. District and Circle. First Edition in dustjacket.
Faber and Faber, London, 2006, ISBN:0571230962 
HEANEY, Seamus. District and Circle. London: Faber and Faber, (2006). FirstPrinting. Pp. (12),3-76,(10). 8vo, green boards with gilt lettering to spi ne. "Seamus Heaney's new collection starts 'in an age of bare hands and cast iron' and ends 'as the automatic lock / clunks shut' in the eerie new conditions of a menaced twenty-first century. In their haunted, almost visionary clarity, these poems assay the weight and worth of what has been held inthe hand and in the memory. Scenes from a childhood spent far from the hor rors of World War II are coloured by a strongly contemporary sense that 'anything can happen', and other images from the dangerous present -- a fireman's helmet, a journey on the underground, a melting glacier -- are fraught with this same anxiety. But the volume, which includes some 'found prose' and a number of translations, offers resistance as Heaney gathers his staying powers and stands his ground in the hiding places of love and excited language. In a sequence like 'The Tollund Man in Springtime' and in several poems which 'do the rounds of the district' -- its known roads and rivers andtrees, its familiar and unfamiliar ghosts -- threats to the planet are int uited in the local place, yet a lyric force prevails. With more relish and conviction than ever, Heaney maintains his trust in the obduracy of workaday families and the mystery of everyday renewals." - from the dustjacket. Very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dust jacket. 25.00

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3 HEANEY, Seamus Door into the Dark. First Edition in dustjacket.
Faber and Faber, London, 1969, 
HEANEY, Seamus. Door into the Dark. London: Faber and Faber, (1969). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-56. 8vo, black cloth with gilt borders and gilt titles to spine. The second collection of verse from Ireland's renowned Nobel Laureate poet. Includes the following poems: "Night-Piece", "Gone", "Dream", "The Outlaw", "The Salmon Fisher to the Salmon", "The Forge", "Thatcher", "The Peninsula", "In Gallarus Oratory", "Girls Bathing, Galway 1965", "Requiemfor the Croppies", "Rite of Spring", "Undine", "The Wife's Tale", "Mother" , "Cana Revisited", "Elegy for a Still-born Child", "Victorian Guitar", "Night Drive", "At Ardboe Point", "Relic of Memory", "A Lough Neagh Sequence","The Given Note", "Whinlands", "The Plantation", "Shoreline", "Bann Clay", and "Bogland". Previous owner's acquisition note inked to flyleaf, else ve ry good in spine nicked, short-closed-torn (third-of-an-inch to top edge offront panel near hinge, third-of-an-inch to bottom edge of front panel, ha lf-inch to tail of front flap hinge, and half-inch to head of rear panel near hinge), unclipped dust jacket. A nice, tight copy. 275.00

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4 HEANEY, Seamus BEHAN, John From the Republic of Conscience. 1st ed limited
Amnesty International, 1985, 
HEANEY, Seamus. From the Republic of Conscience. Illustrated by John Behan.(Dublin) : Amnesty International, (1985). First Edition. Pp. [8], unpagina ted. 8vo, grey card covers, blue and black titles to front. Limited to 2000copies, published on Human Rights Day, 10 December 1985. Narrow horizontal rub to rear cover, else a nice copy. 60.00

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5 QUINN, John, (ed.) HEANEY, Seamus, foreword BINCHY, Maeve O'BRIEN, Edna Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl. First Edition in dustjacket
Methuen, London, 1986, ISBN:0413143503 
(QUINN, John, (ed.). A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl. With a foreword by Seamus Heaney. London : Methuen, 1986). First UK Edition. Pp. 144. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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6 HEANEY, Seamus Great poets of the 20th century, no. 6 BANVILLE, John, foreword Seamus Heaney
The Guardian [and] Faber and Faber, London, 2008, 
(HEANEY, Seamus). Seamus Heaney. Foreword by John Banville. [London] : The Guardian [and] Faber and Faber, (2008). Pp (4),7-22. Illustrated. 8vo, palegreen stapled card covers, lettered in black and white. Great poets of the 20th century, No. 6 in a series of 7. List of poems : Digging; Death of a Naturalist; Anahorish; The Tollund Man; The Toome Road; The Railway Children; Terminus; Clearances; The Pitchfork; Markings. SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REDUCED DUE TO ITS LIGHT WEIGHT. Very good. 12.00

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7 HEANEY, Seamus Sweeney Astray. 1st pbk
Field Day Press, Derry, 1983, ISBN:0946755043 
HEANEY, Seamus. Sweeney Astray . A version from the Irish. Derry: A Field Day Publication, 1983. First Printing. Pp. [i]-x,(2),13-77,(3). 8vo, green card covers. The Nobel Prize-winning Irish author's translation of Buile Suibhne, the tale of Sweeney, a legendary medieval king of Ulster, "one of themajor achievements in the canon of medieval literature" - from the rear co ver. Vg. 70.00

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8 HEANEY, Seamus LONGLEY, Michael Upstairs Outlook, An. wrappers.
1989, 
HEANEY, Seamus, and Michael LONGLEY. An Upstairs Outlook: An Evening of Poetry ... Thursday 4th May 1989 at the Elmwood Hall, University Road, Belfast. (Commemorative Programme). (Belfast : published in aid of the Linen Hall Library Development Campaign, 1989). [Limited to 500 copies]. Pp (8). Wrappers. Fine. 50.00

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