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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

Belfast, Festival Publications, [1966]. His scarce first book, a poetry collection published at Queen's University of Belfast, in Ireland, which the author attended and where he befriended fellow poet, and later Nobel Prize winner, Seamus Heaney. Heaney's first book, Eleven Poems, was published in the same series of chapbooks as this title. Deane's first novel, Reading in the Dark, not published until 1996, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the Irish Times International Fiction Prize and the Irish Literature Prize in 1997. Fine in stapled wrappers. [#915762] $750
(Dublin), Dolmen, (1977). Signed by the author. Slight edge sunning; near fine in self-wrappers. [#913911] $175
Belfast, Field Day Theatre Company, 1983. Published as Field Day Pamphlet Number 3. Signed by the author. Fine in stapled self-wrappers. [#913912] $100
(Dublin), Gallery, (1983). The hardcover issue. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#913913] $100
London, Jonathan Cape, (1996). A novel of coming of age in Ireland in the 1940's and 1950's. Winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize and short-listed for the Booker Prize. Signed by the author in the year of publication. Slight taps to the lower corners; else fine in a fine dust jacket. [#913915] $50
NY, Knopf, 1997. The advance reading copy, (marked "Uncorrected Proof") of the first American edition of this highly praised novel of coming of age in Ireland in the 1940's and 1950's. Winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize and short-listed for the Booker Prize. Signed by the author. Shallow staining to the top edges; near fine in wrappers. [#021048] $45
(County Meath), Gallery, (1988). The hardcover issue. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#913914] $45
NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#701706] $20
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