Many Mansions was designed and published by Stoney Road Press for the Ireland Chair of Poetry in November 2009.
The book features twelve previously unpublished poems – two each by John Montague, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Paul Durcan, Michael Longley, Ciarán Carson And Seamus Heaney. Seamus Heaney has also written a foreword to the volume.
The text is composed in 12.5 point Book Antiqua and printed by hand at the National Print Museum, Dublin. The paper is 250gsm BFKRives Blanc paper and the inside papers are Somerset velvet black. It is quater-bound in mid-blue goatskin leather and beige bookcloth with matching slipcase by Antiquarian Bookcrafts, Dublin.
This special edition is limited to one hundred and twenty five copies and each numbered copy is signed by all the contributors.
This edition is now sold out.