First Edition of Seamus Heaney's Door Into The Dark; Signed by Him

  • Door Into The Dark.

Door Into The Dark.

$650.00

Item Number: 151

New York: Oxford University Press, 1969.

First American edition of the author’s second book. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by Seamus Heaney on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with two closed tears to the front panel. A very sharp example.

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney’s Door Into the Dark focuses on his native Ireland, and especially the rural people, and their work. "Heaney has the gift of finding a new and consummate phrase to evoke physical qualities, and when these take on symbolic resonance the result is superb. . . . [This] collection as a whole is a splendid achievement" (The Guardian).

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