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The Earthly Paradise - The Newdigate Prize Poem 1958. by  Jon STALLWORTHY - Signed First Edition - 1958 - from Peter Ellis bookseller (SKU: STALLWOR018774)

The Earthly Paradise - The Newdigate Prize Poem 1958.

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The Earthly Paradise - The Newdigate Prize Poem 1958.

by STALLWORTHY, Jon

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Privately printed, [Oxford]., 1958. First edition. Octavo. 13 pages. Wrappers. A sequence of five poems. The author's first book, as Newdigate Prize poems tend to be.Signed by the author inside the front cover; he has also made a crucial correction to the quotation from Milton on the front cover, repeated on the title-page. Laid in is a short Autograph Letter Signed by the author, dated 15 October 1966: about 70 words in which he mentions working with Herbert Davis on the Albion press in the Bodleian.Letter: single fold; very good. Book: covers very slightly spotted; near fine.

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Peter Ellis bookseller GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
STALLWOR018774
Title
The Earthly Paradise - The Newdigate Prize Poem 1958.
Author
STALLWORTHY, Jon
Book condition
Used
Publisher
Privately printed, [Oxford].
Date Published
1958
Keywords
newdigate prize first book

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