Publisher: Ulsterman Publications, Belfast;
Date of Publication: 1975
Stock Code: 5913
FIRST UK EDITION. Softcover. Large octavo, pp 24. Pictorial stapled yellow card wraps with portrait of Heaney and titles in red to front cover. Very minor creasing at spine tips and corners; contents clean and bright. A Near Fine copy.
Written as “prose-poems” which Heaney at time of writing thought was a unique style; English poet Geoffrey Hill published in this same style before Heaney’s work was complete. 21 poems by the Irish Nobel Laureate, never reprinted in their entirety. Scarce.