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BETJEMAN, John.

Selected Poems.

Chosen with a Preface by John Sparrow.

London: John Murray, 1948 Stock Code: 102444
£3,750.00
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One of 18 copies signed by the author

First edition, signed limited issue. Number 8 of 18 copies, signed by the author and specially bound and printed on fine japon vellum. From the libraries of the publisher, bibliographer and novelist Michael Sadleir (1888-1957) and, latterly, the scholar and auctioneer Anthony Hobson (1921-2014), with their bookplates to the front pastedown.

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Description

Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Condition

Spine a little sunned, a few marks to boards. An excellent copy, internally fine.

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