(Old Deerfield/Dublin: Deerfield Press/Gallery Press, 1978). Octavo. (8)ff. One of 250 copies printed by Harold McGrath at Hampshire Typothetae, and signed by Heaney on the colophon. Illustrated by Timothy Engelland, who co-founded the Deerfield Press along with Gallery Press owner Peter Fallon. Contains the revised version of "Elegy", the poem Heaney read at Robert Lowell's memorial service in 1977, and the first book appearance of "Leavings." This is the first title Heaney published with Gallery Press, marking the beginning of a long, fruitful relationship. In the publisher's dark brown cloth and printed dust wrapper. Some color offsetting to pastedowns, spine slightly sunned, otherwise fine. Item #27213
(Brandes & Durkan A17).