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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
First trade edition of this work, published with a limited edition autographed by the author.
A touching autobiographical collection of poetry by Poet Laureate John Betjeman, in which he explores his life from early memories of a middle-class home in Edwardian Hampstead to his premature departure from Magdalen College in Oxford. Written in blank verse.
Illustrated with drawings by Michael Tree. Complete with unclipped dust wrapper.
In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally excellent with minor shelf wear only. Dust wrapper is sound and unclipped, with slight shelf wear and spotting to front wrap. Loosely inserted, an undated note inscribed 'A Souvenir of a Memorable Day! Grateful thanks MOB'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Illustrated in text by Michael Tree.
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