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"THE SIX BELLS STOPPED, AND IN THE DARK I HEARD COLD SILENCE WAIT THE CALVINISTIC WORD"

BETJEMAN, John. Continual Dew. London, 1977.

Facsimile edition of Betjeman's second book of poetry, inscribed by him to English actress and singer Gracie Fields, "For the great Gracie with love from John Betjeman. White City 1977." Additionally inscribed by the publisher, "from an old and deep admirer, John Murray," and English broadcaster Michael Parkinson, "To a great superstar, with love and admiration, Michael Parkinson." $750.

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"WHAT PURITAN ARMS HAVE STRETCHED WITHIN THESE ROOMS / TO TOUCH WHAT TENDER BREASTS, / AS THE CAB-HORSE STAMPED IN THE ROAD OUTSIDE"

BETJEMAN, John. Metro-Land. London, 1977.

Signed limited first (and only) edition, number 97 of 220 copies signed by John Betjeman and illustrator Wynn Boyd Harte, with 16 illustrations printed in nine colors by Harte. $400.

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"PINK-WASHED PLASTER BY A SHELTERED PATCH, / ILEX SHADOWS UPON VELVET THATCH…"

BETJEMAN, John. Catalogue of Works by Sir John Betjeman. London, 1983.

Signed limited first edition, number 74 of 80 copies hand bound by Clare Skelton and signed by Betjeman and illustrators Glynn Boyd Harte, John Piper and Phillida Gili. $400.

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"PERHAPS WE ARE RUSHING TOWARDS ANNIHILATION. IN THAT CASE THERE WILL BE NO ARCHITECTURE AT ALL. FOR ME THAT IS THE MOST SATISFACTORY SOLUTION."

BETJEMAN, John. Ghastly Good Taste. London, 1970.

Signed limited second edition of Betjeman's first book on architecture, number 37 of only 200 copies signed by Betjeman with a nine-foot long folding plate at the rear. $350.

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"BESIDE THOSE SPIRES SO SPICK AND SPAN / AGAINST AN UNENCUMBERED SKY / THE OLD GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY RAN / WHEN SOMEONE DIFFERENT WAS I"

BETJEMAN, John. Slick But Not Streamlined. Garden City, 1947.

First edition of the first collection of Betjeman's verse published in the United States, selected and with an introduction by Auden. $250.

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