Whyte's History, Literature & Collectables 14th September 2013 - page 57

SINCE 1783
Seamus Heaney, Death of a Naturalist signed by the author
London: Faber and Faber, 1966. First Edition. 8vo. 57pp. Signed
presentation copy from Heaney to poet Richard Murphy with comment:
“for Richard to set the darkness echoing Bard Cottage, April 1974.”. Also
signed by Murphy on front end paper and with numerous annotations
by him. A special copy of Heaney’s first book of poetry. 9 x 5.75in. (22.86
x 14.61cm)
800 (£520-£700 approx)
Seamus Heaney, A Lough Neagh Sequence signed by the author
Manchester: Phoenix Pamphlet Poets Press, 1969. First Edition. 8vo.13pp.
Scarce. Signed. 8 x 5in. (20.32 x 12.70cm)
500 (£350-£440 approx)
Seamus Heaney collection of signed first editions
An Open Letter. Derry: Field Day Theatre Company, 1983. Station Island.
London: Faber and Faber, 1984. 8vo. The Government of the Tongue the
1986 T.S. Eliot Memorial lectures and Other Writings. London: Faber and
Faber, 1989. Co-authored by Longley, Michael. An Upstairs Outlook an
evening of Poetry. Belfast & Dublin: Published in Aid of the Linen Hall
Library Development Campaign, 1989. Haviaras, Stratis (ed.) Seamus
Heaney 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature a Celebration. Cambridge: A
Harvard Review Monograph, 1996. Heaney, Seamus. Diary of One Who
Vanished a Song Cycle By Leos Janacek of Poems By Ozef Kalda in a New
Version. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000. Electric Light. Faber,
2001 (7 items)
600 (£440-£520 approx)
Seamus Heaney Electric Light signed
Faber and Faber 2001, original boards with dust wrapper, 81pp. Signed
by the author on the title page. 9 x 6in. (22.86 x 15.24cm)
150 (£90-£130 approx)
Seamus Heaney: The Door Stands Open - Signed Special Edition
Signed by author in limitation page, stainless steel covers, hand-woven
and Zanders Zeta paper. Limited to an edition of 250 of which this is
400 (£260-£350 approx)
Seamus Heaney The Burial at Thebes limited edition signed
Faber and Faber 2004, original boards with slipcase, limited to an edition
250 of which this is 25, 56pp. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles’ Antigone
translated by Seamus Heaney. Signed by the author on the limitation
page 8 x 5in. (20.32 x 12.70cm)
200 (£130-£170 approx)
Seamus Heaney : District and Circle Signed Limited First Edition
Faber and Faber, 2006, 8vo, original cloth-backed boards, with printed
paper spine label, in the original matching cloth and paper boards slip-
case. Limited to an edition of 300 of which this is 181. Signed on the
limitation page by the author.
250 (£130-£220 approx)
Seamus Heaney : District and Circle Signed First Edition
Faber and Faber, 2006, 8vo, original wrappers 76pp. Signed on the title
page by the author
100 (£70-£90 approx)
Seamus Heaney : Human Chain - Signed Limited Edition
Faber & Faber, London, 2010, original boards with slipcase. Limited to an
edition of 300 of which this is 42. Signed on the limitation page by the
300 (£170-£260 approx)
Joyce, James. Ulysses. First Edition.
Paris, Shakespeare & Company, Sixth
Printing, August 1925. Printed
wrappers, lacking back cover.
Housed in a named protective card
box. Also with Haveth Childers
Everywhere, Citerion Miscellany No.
26 Faber & Faber London n.d..
Ulysses, The Bodlety Head, London,
1967. Gente de Dublin, Tartessos
Barcelona, 1942. (4 items)
250 (£130-£220 approx)
Kiely, Benedict. Honey Seems Bitter
and The Cards of the Gambler
Honey Seems Bitter Methuen,
London 1954 signed on the title
page and with handwritten letter from the author. The Cards of the
Gambler, Millington, 1973 again signed by the author. (2 items)
100 (£70-£90 approx)
McCann, Donal (1943-1999). Collection of scripts, books and
memorabilia much of it signed & inscribed by the famous Irish actor.
Includes film scripts for Out of Africa (1985) in which McCann played
the part of the doctor, a third draft of the script for The Miracle by Neil
Jordan (1990) in which McCann played the lead male role, an undated
script titled Jim by Tony Barry, from an idea by Donal McCann, script for
“Mister Egan by Charles McCarthy of Palmerston Road, Rathmines
(undated), folder with McCann’s name printed on it from the Circle
Square Theatre, Broadway, with annotations and notes and photocopied
reviews of O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock, a Betamax video of the film
Poitín in original cover, a card dated Aug 28, ‘90 “for Donal.....with
profound gratitude for a performance without equal in contemporary
Irish theatre..... Joe”, a presentation folder from An Post to Donal
McCann of sheets of Irish Theatre stamps 1990, card from Celine
Costigan from Rathmines, Dublin in March, 1996 refers to her
appearance in “The Au Pair Man” at the Gate years ago and she goes on
to tell him he is “a magnificent actor”, professionally produced
photographs (6) & three contact sheets., apparently scenes from
December Bride (1990) set in Northern Ireland with co-stars Ciaran
Hinds and Saskia Reeves. The contact sheet has over 90 images, also
books (7) including Philip Ward’s Lost Songs signed & inscribed by him
for Donal with typed letter signed by Ward inserted, also Exit Praying
Part II An Apologia signed, inscribed and dated 1996 by the author Peter
Osborn. (25)
400 (£260-£350 approx)
Original pencil dawing of Frank McCourt author of
Angela’s Ashes
Pam Williams
Signed by artist and author. Mounted. 11.50 x 8.25in. (29.21 x 20.96cm)
250 (£130-£220 approx)
John McGahern: That They May Face The Rising Sun Signed First
Faber & Faber, London, 2002, 298pp original wrappers. Signed by the
author on the title page. Also with John Le Carré A Most Wanted Man
limited edition in slip case signed by the author No.420 of 500.
150 (£90-£130 approx)
Micheál Mac Liammóir:
Scéalaíocht Na Ríthe
First edition signed Sáirséal agus Dill, 1956, 220pp
Edited by Tomás Ó Floinn and Proinsias Mac Cana, illustrated by Mícheál
Mac Liammóir. With signature and dedication by Mac Liammóir on the
free front end paper. 7.50 x 6.25in. (19.05 x 15.88cm)
100 (£70-£90 approx)
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