Derry: Field Day Theatre Company Limited, 1983. First Edition. Item #5597
First Impression, cloth issue, one of 1,000 copies. Octavo (23.75cm); greyish-white rexine cloth boards, with titling and decorative elements stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; xii,77,pp. Signed by the author on the title page, dated August, 1993. Fine in a Fine dustjacket, with some trivial wear along the upper edge. A sharp copy of Heaney's translation of Buile Suibhne, a classic of medieval literature. "The story centres on the fate of Sweeney, the king of Dal-Arie in Ulster, who was cursed by a saint, turned into a bird, and driven astray for years until the curse was fulfilled by his death" (from front flap). Brandes & Durkan A34.a.