London: Faber and Faber, 1979. Demy octavo. First edition, first impression. pp. 64. Purple papered boards, titled in gilt. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with usual fading to spine. Price-clipped.
In ‘Field Work’ (1979), many of the poems are elegiac, dealing with the personal loss of friends and members of the community in Co. Derry during the period of extreme violence following Bloody Sunday in January 1972.
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