First US edition, near fine in a very good dust jacket. Just minor handling wear to the book. The jacket has a small chip (less that 1/4") at head of spine, and a 2" closed tear at the bottom of the front gutter. Includes most poems from the previous collections: Death of a Naturalist, Door into the Dark, Wintering Out, and North.
Death of a naturalist, Door into the dark, Wintering out, North. 8vo, pp. ix, 228. Paper over boards. Two newspaper articles about Heaney laid in. Cover very slightly scuffed at corners and ends of spine, o/w a nice copy in little chipped and soiled dj.
Signed by Author Fine hardcover in a Very Good dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed by Heaney on front free endpaper. This is a stated First Printing. The dust jacket has two shallow tears, one each on the top and bottom of the jacket's right edge. There are also some light blemishes from normal use. The book itself is very attractive with no blemishing or marking. 228 pp.
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