HEANEY, SEAMUS (b. 1939, Irish poet)
Lot 207
HEANEY, SEAMUS (b. 1939, Irish poet) TYPESCRIPT OF HIS SONNET BEGINNING 'HE LIVED THERE IN THE UNSAYABLE LIGHTS...'; TYPESCRIPT OF HIS POEM 'THE PIGEON SHOOT', 1977-1979
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HEANEY, SEAMUS (b. 1939, Irish poet)
(i) TYPESCRIPT OF HIS SONNET BEGINNING 'HE LIVED THERE IN THE UNSAYABLE LIGHTS...', marked up by and for the printer of the New Yorker for 26 February 1979, with a letter from the New Yorker returning the typescript in 1982, and with an autograph note on the letter signed ('S') passing it on to the collector, 1 page, folio, 1979

(ii) TYPESCRIPT OF HIS POEM 'THE PIGEON SHOOT', 26 lines in two-line stanzas, marked up by the printer of the New Yorker for 31 January 1977, including the deletion of the dedication to Barry Cooke, and with a letter from the New Yorker returning the typescript in 1980 and a yellow internal notice, 1 page, folio, 1977

PROVENANCE: Seamus Heaney.
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