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Lot 460/0315

Estimate: €1500-2000

Extremely Rare Heaney Title Limited to 15 Copies Heaney (Seamus) Toome Illustrated by Jane Proctor. National College of Art and Design 1980. Nine poems, illustrated with nine full-page coloured screen prints and / or lithographs by Jane Proctor. Folio, brown boards backed in grey cloth, glassine wrappers. No. 15 of 15 Copies only. Signed at rear by Proctor, inscribed on t.p. by Heaney to P draic ? T illi£ir, December 19 1983, and with an interesting TLS laid in, dated 29th October 1982, 1pp, in which Heaney explains why he has gone off the limited-edition idea for the time being. A truly magnificent book, probably the rarest major Heaney title, and certainly one of the finest. (1)

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