Heaney, Seamus: Columcille the scribe. A translation of a late eleventh or early twelfth century Irish poem. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES ON VELLUM.


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Dublin: Trinity Closet Press for the Royal Irish Academy, 2004. Portfolio. Limited to 150 copies, signed by Seamus Heaney. "Columcille the scribe  is a version by Seamus Heaney of an early Irish poem beginning 'Sgith mo crob on scribhinn'. Calligraphy on vellum by Tim O'Neill each written out in a script derived from the 'Cathach.' A also signed and numbered by Tim O'Neill.

The poem is framed in a linen-covered portfolio from which it is easily detachable for mounting purposes if required. This is your chance to own a manuscript signed by Seamus Heaney and to help raise funds to enable the Academy library to make important purchases for the national collections. This edition is limited to 150 copies of which only 125 are for sale. Signed by the Nobel Laureate."


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