New York: Farrar Straus Grioux, 1999. Paperback. Uncorrected Proof. A fine book in a publisher's plain glossy white wrappers. An early printing issued in advance of the American edition of Heaney's glorious translation of the Anglo-Saxon legend. The U.S. edition is presented in a bilingual format and is laid out the translation next to the original language with each paragraph numbered.
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New York: Harper, 1960. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. First U.S. edition.† A fine book in a close to near fine dust jacket. One snag to the rear panel and ink mark on rear panel.† This is the first printing, first issue copy with Harper stamped on the book spine and page 5 being numbered.† A lovely copy in publisher's purple cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. $3 price on the front flap.† The author's second book, following the smashing success of The Hawk in the Rain.
New York: Knopf, 1962. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Original green cloth binding. Wear to the extremities of the jacket and at the head and foot of the jacket. Price clipped. Faint owner name on front free endpaper. The first book of poetry by Plath who dedicated it to her husband, Ted Hughes. Stated first edition. Published two years after the British edition with a number of changes.