Dublin, Salmon, 1993. 20cm. 149 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with some minor signs of wear only. [Salmon poetry].
Collection of signed books by Seamus Heaney (some in german, some bilingual, some in english only) / Sammlung signierter Buecher des irischen Poeten Seamus Heaney. Die Sammlung enthaelt: 1.Die Hagebuttenlaterne – The Haw Lantern – Gedichte (zweisprachig). Signiert. Dritte Auflage. Muenchen, DTV, 1996 / 2. Die Amsel von Glanmore – Gedichte 1965 – 2006. Signiert. Frankfurt, Fischer, 2011 / 3. The Rattle Bag – Edited by Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes. Signiert von Seamus Heaney. 7th edition. London, faber and faber, c. 1990 / 4. The Nation’s Favourite Poems – Foreword by Griff Rhys Jones. Signiert von Seamus Heaney [signed at his poem ‘Blackberry-Picking’]. London, BBC Books, 2004 / 5. Cork Review 99 – including Seamus Heaney Poem ‘Screenplay’. Signed by Seamus Heaney. Cork, //
Frankfurt / Muenchen / Cork / London, faber and faber / DTV / Fischer etc., 1990 – 2004. Octavo. 109, 429, 498, 192, 59 Seiten. Softcover. Alle Ausgaben in sehr guter Erhaltung. Jede Ausgabe von Seamus Heaney signiert. / Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Each Volume signed by Seamus Heaney.
T.P. Flanagan, RHA, PPRUA. [Signed by Seamus Heaney and T.P.Flanagan] Foreword by Seamus Heaney / Catalogue by Martyn Anglesea / An appreciation by John Belmore with notes on selected pictures by T.P. Flanagan and J.K. Jamison. A special edition of this book is limited to one hundred signed copies of which seventy-five are offered for sale. This is one of the 25 copies which were not for sale. It is signed by Seamus Heaney and T.P.Flanagan on the front free endpaper and its provenance is an eminent irish art collection.
Dublin, Four Courts Press in association with the Ulster Museum, 1995. Folio (24 cm x 28 cm). 96 pages with many illustrations in colour and photographs. Softcover. Some staining to endpaper and edge, leading into the outer margins of some pages. Text and illustrations not affected. While the staining is not pretty, this is one of the rare occasions to acquire one of the scarcer signed items from Seamus Heaney (1 of 25 copies from an edition of only 100 signed copies).
First Day Cover of the commemorative stamp for Seamus Heaney. Signed by irish photographer John Minihan, whose portrait of Heaney was used for the stamp. The first day cover is illustrated with a quote from Heaney’s “Bogland”: “We have no prairies – To slice a big sun at evening – Everywhere the eye concedes to – Encroaching horizon…”
Dublin, Anpost, 2014. 19 cm x 13 cm. 1 page. Original Softcover. Excellent condition. Signed and dated by John Minihan on August 28th, 2014.
Dog Days – A Sequel to Donkey’s Years.
London, Secker & Warburg, 1998. 14 cm x 22.5 cm. 286 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed and inscribed by Aidan Higgins on the titlepage. Some foxing to edges. Ephemera loosely inserted (newspaper clipping of a letter to the editor written by the author).
The Diamonds at the Bottom of the Sea and Other Stories.
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1979. 13 cm x 20.5 cm. 181 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Foxing to edges, pastedowns and endpapers. Internal pages fine. Manuscript letter from the author Desmond Hogan to irish photographer John Minihan loosely inserted.
The Leaves on Grey.
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1980. 13 cm x 20 cm. 119 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Manuscript Postcard from author Desmond Hogan to irish photographer John Minihan loosely inserted.
The Táin – An Irish Epic Told in English Verse by Mary A. Hutton.
Dublin, Maunsel & Co., 1907. Small Quarto (18 cm x 22 cm). XII, 495 pages. Hardcover / Original publisher’s cloth with gilt lettering on spine and board. Top edge gilt. The Volume now in collector’s Mylar. Binding with some fraying and rubbing to spine. As usual, the text deckled edges with some foxing. Last page of the Appendix unopened with a small tear. A very rare and important book with all the History and insight into “The Táin”.