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John Montague - The Rough Field, 5th ed. (paperback)

Irish Poetry | Rare & Collectible
John Montague - The Rough Field, 5th ed. (paperback)

1989   96 pages
paperback
Rare & collectible

"Montague's Rough Field is a remarkable primer for those who would truly understand the division of Ireland today." James Coleman, The Compass

"John Montague's The Rough Field is a kind of 'state of the nation' poem, built up of visions and glimpses of locality, legend, and history, and as such it is astonishingly successful; moving, too, and as soundly crafted as the rosewood fiddle which seems to play with mourning sweetness in the margins." - John Bayley, The New York Review

$ 35.00

John Montague - The Rough Field, 4th ed. (paperback)

Irish Poetry | Rare & Collectible
John Montague - The Rough Field, 4th ed. (paperback)

1984   84 pages
paperback
Rare & collectible

"Montague's Rough Field is a remarkable primer for those who would truly understand the division of Ireland today." James Coleman, The Compass

"John Montague's The Rough Field is a kind of 'state of the nation' poem, built up of visions and glimpses of locality, legend, and history, and as such it is astonishingly successful; moving, too, and as soundly crafted as the rosewood fiddle which seems to play with mourning sweetness in the margins." - John Bayley, The New York Review

$ 50.00

John Montague - A Slow Dance (paperback)

Irish Poetry | Rare & Collectible
John Montague - A Slow Dance (paperback)

1975   64 pages
Rare & collectible first edition

A Slow Dance was the first volume published by Wake Forest University Press, a joint publication with The Dolmen Press and Oxford University Press.

$ 50.00

Paul Muldoon - Meeting the British (paperback)

Irish Poetry | Rare & Collectible
Paul Muldoon - Meeting the British (paperback)

1987   64 pages
paperback
Rare and collectible

$ 65.00

Paul Muldoon - Why Brownlee Left (paperback)

Irish Poetry | Rare & Collectible
Paul Muldoon - Why Brownlee Left (paperback)

1980   48 pages
paperback
Rare and collectible first edition with wrapped jacket

Why Brownlee Left, first published when Paul Muldoon was 29 years old, helped introduce the young poet to American readers. Many books later, the Pulitzer Prize winning poet is one of the most recognized names in contemporary poetry.

$ 75.00

Richard Murphy - The Price of Stone and Earlier Poems

Irish Poetry | Rare & Collectible
Richard Murphy - The Price of Stone and Earlier Poems

1985   190 pages
clothbound
First edition, rare and collectible

"A masterly production by any standard, The Price of Stone is a major event in Anglo-Irish poetry, one whose significance extends well beyond this island.... A connoisseur in selecting verbal materials, a craftsman in assembling, Murphy proves himself to be an accomplished poetic architect as well." Joseph Sendry, Irish University Review

$ 40.00

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin - The Second Voyage, 1st ed.

Irish Poetry | Rare & Collectible
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin - The Second Voyage, 1st ed.

1977   54 pages
paperback, 1st ed.
Rare and collectible

"Her voice and technique are so solid, so secure, and contain deep echoes of older poetry, as Irish verse tends to do." Robert Hudson, WorkingPoet.com

$ 25.00

Conor O'Callaghan - Fiction (clothbound, ltd. ed.)

Irish Poetry | Rare & Collectible
Conor O'Callaghan - Fiction (clothbound, ltd. ed.)

2005   80 pages 
clothbound first edition with plain vellum wrapper
Limited, signed, & numbered

Short-listed for the Irish Times Poetry Now Prize

"The Irish poet Conor O'Callaghan ought to have more of a reputation here: few American poets his age (he is thirty-eight) bring to the cozy matter of domesticity so much vigor and readiness. ...The house-of-mirrors deceits and self-deceits of estranged lovers here receive full, impressive representation. ..." Poetry

$ 35.00
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