• Mahon, Derek
  • London: Oxford University Press 1968


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. [viii], 38. Original card wrappers printed in black and pale blue. Some rubbing to spine, wrappers lightly creased. Poetry Book Society Bulletin from Autumn 1968 loosely inserted.


The first edition (only issued in wrappers) of Derek Mahon's first book, many of the poems in which were written while Mahon was an undergraduate at Trinity College, Dublin. This collection was the Poetry Book Society Autumn choice in 1968; loosely inserted is that season's bulletin with writing from Mahon reflecting on the composition of the poems.

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