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Twenty Tales of Irish Saints

by Curtayne, Alice

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Minotavros Books
Published
1955
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Scranton: Sheed and Ward, 1955. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Troyer, Johannes. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Orig. green cloth. 178 pp. B&W illustrations in text. Spine tilted, some rubbing to extremities. Bookplate to front pastedown. Dust jacket is price clipped, lightly rubbed to extremities, small chip to foot of rear joint. The lovely legends… Read more
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A Grammar of Old Irish

by Thurneysen, Rudolf

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
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Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin School for Advanced Studies, 1993. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Revised and enlarged edition. Translated from the German by D.A. Binchy and Osborn Bergin. Full black cloth. xxi, 704 pp. Light rubbing and soiling to top edges. Interior clean. Dust jacket is bumped and chipped to extremities, creased at joints, a… Read more
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Gods and Heroes Of The Celts

by Sjoestedt, Marie-Louise

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Published
1994
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Fine
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Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1994. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 104 pp. A few very slight bumps to corners. Gods and Heroes of the Celts is one of the best surveys of Celtic mythology. The gods of the Celts emerge from this work in a highly distinctive light. They are seen as essentially different from the gods… Read more
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The Book of Durrow: A Medieval Masterpiece at Trinity College Dublin

by Meehan, Bernard

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Published
1996
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Fine
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Dublin: Town House and Country House, 1996. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo (royal). Soft cover. 94 pp. Colour illustration throughout. Bruise to lower corner of front cover and first few pages, slight sunning to spine. Creasing and chipping to upper corner of pp. 52-56. The Book of Durrow is an early medieval Gospel book decorated with carpet pages and… Read more
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The Haw Lantern

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1987
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Fine
Edition
1st American Edition
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$36.80

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full red cloth. 51 pp. Dust jacket slightly sunned to spine, else fine. This collection of thirty-one poems is Seamus Heaney's first since Station Island (1985).
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Door Into the Dark

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1972
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Fine
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London: Faber & Faber, 1972. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Soft cover. 42 pp. Fine condition. A collection of poetry (originally published in 1969) by Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney.
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The Haw Lantern

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1987
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Fine
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$14.72

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London: Faber & Faber, 1987. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First issue in soft cover. 51 pp. Widely and justly celebrated for his flawless handling of the lyric, Seamus Heaney is here shown venturing into new imaginative territory. Poems exploring the theme of loss, and in particular a sonnet sequence concerning the death… Read more
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Station Island

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1984
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Fine
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London: Faber & Faber, 1984. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Soft cover. 123 pp. Age toning to paper, else fine. The title poem of this collection is set on an island, which as been a site of pilgrimage in Ireland for over a thousand years. A narrative sequence, it is an autobiographical quest… Read more
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Preoccupations: Selected Prose 1968-1978

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1984
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Fine
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London: Faber & Faber, 1984. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Soft cover. 224 pp. Age toning to pages. About fine. Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney's first collection of prose, Preoccupations, begins with a vivid account of his early years on his father's farm in Northern Ireland and his coming of age as a student… Read more
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Sweeney Astray

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1983
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Fine
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London: Faber & Faber, 1983. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Soft cover. 85 pp. About fine. Sweeney Astray is Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibhne. Its hero, Mad Sweeney, undergoes a series of purgatorial adventures after he is cursed by a saint and turned into a demented flying creature… Read more
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The Spirit Level

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1996
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$53.15

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London: Faber & Faber, 1996. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Full green cloth. 70 pp. Fine condition. This is Heaney's first book of poems after winning the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature. It comes five years after his most recent collection, Seeing Things, which was described by reviewers as a 'triumph'… Read more
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The Haw Lantern

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1987
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Fine
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London: Faber & Faber, 1987. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First issue in soft cover. 51 pp. Widely and justly celebrated for his flawless handling of the lyric, Seamus Heaney is here shown venturing into new imaginative territory. Poems exploring the theme of loss, and in particular a sonnet sequence concerning the death… Read more
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Sweeney Astray

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1992
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Fine
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London: Faber & Faber, 1992. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Soft cover. ix, 75 pp. Fine condition. Sweeney Astray is Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibhne. Its hero, Mad Sweeney, undergoes a series of purgatorial adventures after he is cursed by a saint and turned into a demented flying… Read more
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Preoccupations: Selected Prose 1968-1978

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1980
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$61.33

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1980. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Full brown paper, black spine label. 224 pp. Dust jacket stained to rear cover, else fine in a fine jacket. Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney's first collection of prose, Preoccupations, begins with a vivid account of his early years on his… Read more
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North

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1996
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition Thus
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London: Faber & Faber, 1996. 1st Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. First Faber Library edition. Full black cloth. 68 pp. Fine condition.
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The Cambridge Companion to Seamus Heaney

by O'Donoghue, Bernard

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Published
2009
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Glossy pictorial paper boards. xviii, 239 pp. No jacket as issued. Fine condition and clean to interior. Seamus Heaney is a unique phenomenon in contemporary literature, as a poet whose words (such as his Beowulf translation and volumes of poems) have been high in the bestseller… Read more
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District and Circle

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
2006
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Fine
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1st Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 2006. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full green paper boards. 76 pp. Fine in fine jacket. Laid-in poem from the Times Literary Supplement, November 2004.
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Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971-2001

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
2002
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Fine
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1st Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 2002. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full white cloth boards. x, 416 pp. Fine condition, in fine unclipped dust jacket. Finders Keeprs is a gathering of Seamus Heaney's prose of three decades. Whether autobiographical, topical, or specifically literary, these essays and lectures circle the central preoccupying questions: 'How should a poet properly live… Read more
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Human Chain

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
2010
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Fine
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1st Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 2010. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full burgundy paper boards. 85 pp. Fine in fine jacket. Human Chain is Seamus Heaney's twelfth collection of poems.
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Electric Light

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
2001
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Fine
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1st Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 2001. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full black cloth boards. 81 pp. Very slight age toning to edges of pages, else a fine copy. Seamus Heaney's new collection travels widely in time and space, visiting the sites of the classical world, revisiting the poet's childhood: rural electrification and the light of ancient evenings… Read more
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