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A Garland for the Laureate. Poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his 75th Birthday by  John] [BETJEMAN - Signed First Edition - 1981 - from Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (SKU: 406004)

A Garland for the Laureate. Poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his 75th Birthday

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A Garland for the Laureate. Poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his 75th Birthday

by [BETJEMAN, John]

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

Stratford-upon-Avon: Printed by The Whittington Press for The Celandine Press, 1981. A fine copy. Folio. Title-page engraving by Miriam MacGregor. Original quarter black buckram, marbled boards; black cloth slipcase. Number 41 of 75 copies signed by all of the contributors, including Philip Larkin, Kingsley Amis, Ted Hughes, Norman Nicholson, Sacheverell Sitwell, R. S. Thomas, Stephen Spender, Charles Causley, Roy Fuller, Laurence Whistler, Elizabeth Jennings, John Wain, Edward Lowbury, Alan Ross, and Anthony Thwaite. This is the first publication of each of these poems except for those of Whistler and Larkin, whose poem had been included a few months earlier in the program for a choral work celebrating the opening of Humber bridge. The edition comprised 350 copies: 250 in wrappers; 75 unsigned in quarter buckram; and 75 signed copies, of which 50 were for sale, 25 of them in quarter buckram and 25 in quarter goatskin.

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Bookseller
Riverrun Books & Manuscripts US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
406004
Title
A Garland for the Laureate. Poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his 75th Birthday
Author
[BETJEMAN, John]
Book condition
Used - A fine copy
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by The Whittington Press for The Celandine Press
Place of Publication
Stratford-upon-Avon
Date Published
1981
Keywords
Consigned
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry;

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About Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

Founded in 1978 and purchased in 2016 by Thomas Lecky, Riverrun specializes in fine, rare, and unusual books from all periods and genres. There are large holdings in art, photography, artists' books, fine printing, books about books, literature, signed and inscribed books, early printing, and Americana. We have thousands of books not listed online in these and many other fields, and are constantly sourcing new material from private collections and public auction. Please let us know if we can help you locate something not listed in our stock. We are members of the ABAA and are certified members of the Appraiser's Association of America.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book... [More]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description. Further,... [More]
goatskin
Goatskin, leather made from goat, is durable and easy to dye. The original and finest examples of Morocco binding are goatskin.... [More]

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