((Wendy Artin)) [[Stone from Delphi]] {{by Seamus Heaney}}

((Wendy Artin)) [[Stone from Delphi]] {{by Seamus Heaney}}

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Poems by Seamus Heaney
Selected and with an introduction by Helen Vendler
With 16 watercolor drawings by Wendy Artin

Signed by the poet and the artist

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This was the last book of his poetry published during Seamus Heaney’s lifetime; Professor Helen Vendler selected these classically-themed poems with his input. Wendy Artin’s sixteen watercolor drawings, made especially for this book, were made from Greek and Roman statues whose subjects appear in these poems, including Hercules and Antaeus, Hermes, Charon, Eurydice and Orpheus, Aphrodite, Jupiter, and Venus.

Production Details

  • Edition of 300 numbered copies for sale

  • Small folio, 11-5/8 by 8-3/8 inches, 152 pages

  • Bound with tan leather spine and cloth sides, with drawing inset on the front cover, in slipcase

  • Arion publication #96, 2012

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