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LARKIN, Philip. The Less Deceived:
Hessle : 1955First edition, first impression, one of 300 copies in the first issue binding, with the relevant issue point for the first impression: the misprint "floor" for "sea" in the first line of "Absences" (p. 38). The Less Deceived was Larkin's second book of poems, and contains some of his most popular verses, including "Church Going" (pp. 26-27).
This... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 147210
LARKIN, Philip. Femmes Damnées.
Oxford : 1978First edition, sole separate printing, one of 400 unnumbered copies. The poem was originally written in 1943, just after Larkin graduated from Oxford. The short biography on the verso contains a note in which Larkin recounts that, "The piece is evidence that I once read at least one 'foreign poem', though I can't remember how far, if at all, my verses... Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 147560
LARKIN, Philip. Aubade.
Madison, Wisconsin : 1980First edition, first printing, number 175 of 250 copies, initialled by the author and the printer on the limitation leaf. "Aubade" was the final major poem published in Larkin's lifetime, having originally appeared in the Times Literary Supplement in 1977. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 147561
LARKIN, Philip. High Windows.
London : 1974First edition, first impression, of Larkin's final major poetry collection. High Windows includes his poem "This Be The Verse", opening with the famous line "They fuck you up, your mum and dad". This copy has an appealing literary provenance, from the library of publisher John K. Martin (b. 1930), founder of the Black Sparrow Press, with his book label... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 146751