By John Betjeman; Candida Lycett Green
London   Methuen
9.5" by 6.5" xxiv, 616pp.
A lovely first edition of this second part autobiographical work of Poet Laureate John Betjeman.
By John Betjeman; Candida Lycett Green

1995 John Betjeman Letters Volume Two: 1951 to 1984

London   Methuen
9.5" by 6.5" xxiv, 616pp.
A lovely first edition of this second part autobiographical work of Poet Laureate John Betjeman.
£29.00
: 1.5kgs / : 810A22

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work. This second part of John Betjeman's autobiography covers his life from the age of forty-six, when his popularity as a poet and broadcaster as a poet and broadcaster of fine buildings was reaching its height. His correspondents ranged from John Piper, John Sparrow, and Evelyn Waugh, to later friends such as Mary Wilson, Kingsley Amis, and others. 

Edited and introduced by Candida Lycett Green. With illustrations and photographic plates. 

Complete with its dust wrapper, price clipped.

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In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally lovely with minor shelf wear, minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. The dust wrapper in price clipped and excellent with minor shelf wear only, a touch of sunning to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean. With illustrations and photographic plates in black and white.

Fine

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