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Young Betjeman

By: Bevis Hillier

Price: £17.50

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03767

ISBN: 0719545315

Condition: Very Good


John Betjeman became a national monument to equal any of those he described so delightfully. The most popular poet since Tennyson, knighted, Poet Laureate, commemorated in Westminster Abbey. When others were swept along by the jazz age, why was he drawn back to the Victorians? How , in Philip Larkin's phrase did he' become Betjeman'? There is light tanning to the text block edge and the d/w has some edge creasing and wear to the corners. View more info

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Ode to the Countryside: Poems to Celebrate the British Landscape

By: Carr, Samuel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, National Trust: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03108

ISBN: 1905400950

Condition: Very Good


Explore Britain's green and pleasant land with this rich collection of poetry. Some of our best-loved poets muse on the simple joys of rural life. Beautifully illustrated by classic artists this celebration of Britain's pastures, sleepy villages and dramatic landscapes is one to treasure. A good, clean tight copy. View more info

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The clear shadow

By: Mary Casey

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Rigby & Lewis Easter: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04430

ISBN: 1869887123

Condition: Very Good


During her life-time Mary Casey had been persuaded to publish only a handful of her poems, always in journals of limited circulation. On her death, in 1980 , she left behind a large body of work, from, which three sequences of poetry have been selected. This is no 131 of a limited no of 250 which was the first print run. There is a dedication on the front end paper which says " for Elspeth Huxley from Gerard Casey ". A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Collected poems

By: Philip Larkin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Marvell Press and Faber and Faber: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04533

ISBN: 0571151965

Condition: Very Good


In this volume, all his published poetry is brought together, in addition, many poems are published for the first time. There is a substantial selection of early poems written from his middle teens to 1945, and several previously uncollected poems of his maturity. There is light tanning to the text block. A good, tight copy. View more info