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Ballynahinch Lake

Author: Heaney, Seamus
Price: $250.00
Publisher Location: n.p.
Publisher: Privately Printed
Year Published: 1999
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Separate Printing
Single sheet folded to make a decorated card of four pages; 8vo. In matching envelope with castle and address printed. Privately printed for Ballynahinch Castle, a hotel in Connemara, County Galway. Originally published in Milan in an edition of 70 copies to celebrate the poet's 60th birthday in April. This printed to be read on December 31, 1999, at the castle at midnight. The popular poem was published in the 2001 volume ELECTRIC LIGHT. One of 500 numbered (in red) copies. Unaccountably scarce with three copies (all in the US) listed on WorldCat. Fine [Brandes A74b.]