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The Door Stands Open.

HEANEY, Seamus (2005)

£1000.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. 8vo., original handwoven and Zanders Zeta paper bound in stainless steel covers printed in black and folded inside a mixed-media silkscreen wrap, within a frame of twin glass-rods attached to a full mixed-metal spine with the poet's signature in relief and housed in a slipcase of hand-blown clear glass. Dublin, The Irish Writer's Centre.

One of fifty copies signed by the author, with an additional holograph quotation from the text. The book collects two poems and an essay by the author in memory of the Polish-Lithuanian poet Czeslaw Milosz: What Passed at Colonus, The Door Stands Open: Czeslaw Milosz, 1911-2004 and the previously unpublished Saw Music. A facsimile of the author's handwritten clear copy of the latter poem is also reproduced. Designed by Pawel Tryzno and printed by The Book Art Museum in Lodz, Poland. As new.

Stock Code: 134446