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HUGHES, Ted.

Birthday Letters.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Faber and Faber, 1998

Stock Code: 125242

£800
signed
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition, first impression, limited issue, number 0 of 5 Binder's copies, of an edition of 310 copies numbered and signed by the author, with the 10 copies numbered with the Roman numerals i-x being reserved for Hughes. Birthday Letters was Hughes's controversial collection of poems about his relationship with his deceased first wife, the poet Sylvia Plath. It was also his final work, first published only months before his death in October 1998.

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Description

Octavo. Original dark blue cloth-backed blue boards, spine lettered in gilt on black background, yellow endpapers.

Condition

A fine copy.

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