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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books of poetry; also individual poems and related ephemera.

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  1. 123743comp
    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, with an autograph Christmas card signed by Betjeman in English and Gaelic loosely inserted. A lovely association copy owned by the Irish architectural historian, writer and poet Maurice Craig (1919-2011), with his bookplate to the front pastedown... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 123743

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  2. 102445
    First edition, one of only three copies specially bound in blue velvet. This copy has a typed letter signed from the publisher (John "Jock" Murray VI 1909-1993) dated 1942 gifting the book to the novelist and bibliophile Michael Sadleir, enclosing the present copy as a "swop" for "the splendid Amandiana", and clarifying... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 102445

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  3. High and Low.
    First edition, first impression. Signed by Betjeman on the title page. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 105693

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  4. A Nip in the Air.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For my loyal friend Aunt Agnes, with love from John Betjeman", and dated by the Agnes on 3 December 1974. Agnes de Paula's son Hugh was the godson of Betjeman's father, Ernest. The two families were close, and holidayed... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 97894

    signed

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  5. 65283comp
    First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 175 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 65283

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