(Old Deerfield/Dublin: Deerfield Press/Gallery Press, 1978. Engelland, Timothy. Octavo. (8)ff. One of 250 copies printed by Harold McGrath at Hampshire Typothetae, and signed by Heaney on the colophon. Illustrated by Timothy Engelland, who co-founded the Deerfield Press along with Gallery Press owner Peter Fallon. Contains the revised version of "Elegy", the poem Heaney read at Robert Lowell's memorial service in 1977; and the first book appearance of "Leavings." This is the first title Heaney published with Gallery Press, marking the beginning of a long, fruitful relationship. In the publisher's dark brown cloth and printed dust wrapper. Some color offsetting to pastedowns, spine slightly sunned, otherwise fine. (Brandes & Durkan A17).
(Inventory #: 27213)
Fine Printing from Aldus to Ashendene, Illustrated Books, Calligraphic Manuscripts, Fine Bindings, Children's Books and Toys, Miniature Books, Fore-edge Paintings, and First Editions
Shipping & Return Policies
All books are guaranteed as described and may be returned, with prior notice, within ten days. All bills are payable within thirty days from the date of the invoice. Shipping and insurance are additional. Overseas shipments will be sent by air mail unless otherwise instructed.
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.