First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. With an autograph postcard. Publisher's original plain white card covers, in dustwrapper. A very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout. Complete with the very lightly creased dustwrapper which is a touch faded to the spine and panel edges.
Inscribed by the author in black ink on the title page "For Pat [Borthwick] / affectionately & / with my best wishes / for your future work / Michael / April '08". Loosely laid in is a postcard warmly inscribed by Michael Longley to Pat, noting the signed book. A collection of fifteen poems, printed in an edition of 1000 copies. Provenance: from the library of the multi-award winning poet Pat Borthwick.
Stock code: 17879