[BETJEMAN, John]

A Garland For The Laureate

Stratford-Upon-Avon: Celandine Press, 1981

Small 4to, unpaginated. Original marbled wrappers, title label lettered in red to front panel. A little light bumping to oversize wrappers, otherwise a near fine copy.

First edition. No. 166 of 350 copies. The first 150 copies were hardbound, and the first 75 of those were signed by the contributors.

A tribute to John Betjeman comprising twenty-two poems contributed by, among others, Ted Hughes, Philip Larkin, Roy Fuller, John Wain, Kingsley Amis, R.S. Thomas and Laurence Whistler. With the exception of the contributions of Larkin and Whistler, all the poems were appearing in print for the first time.



Keywords: John BETJEMAN"
£65.00


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