A Wealth of Poetry Part One & Part Two (2 volume set)


Betjeman John & Hindley Winifred (editors)

Basil Blackwell, Bridget Riley, Card Wrappers, Very Good

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AB119503, Betjeman John & Hindley Winifred (editors), Bridget Riley, A Wealth of Poetry Part One & Part Two (2 volume set), Oxford, 1963, Basil Blackwell, First Edition, Card Wrappers, Very Good, pp. viii, 152; viii, 184. Each volume “selected for the young at heart” has an introduction by Betjeman & is “arranged in twelve themes visually introduced by Bridget Riley”; 24 in all. Sewn into signatures & bound by the Kemp Hall bindery in robust, textured card; orange (vol 1) & blue (vol 2) each with a Riley illustration & title in gilt on the upper wrapper. Volume 1 is very slightly soiled & volume 2 has a little spotting at head of text block & a thin lightly sunned strip at the spine otherwise a clean & attractive set of a very scarce item. Extra Postage will be required – SHIPPED AT COST

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First Edition

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Card Wrappers

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Very Good