A Few Late Chrysanthemums.

First edition of John Betjeman's A Few Late Chrysanthemums

A Few Late Chrysanthemums.



Item Number: 126403

London: John Murray, 1954.

First edition of the poet’s classic work. Octavo, original royal blue cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with the 9s. 6d. net price. Ownership inscription.

A Few Late Chrysanthemums contains a selection of poems written since the the appearance of Selected Poems in 1948. The poems, which are divided into groups - Medium, Light, and Gloom - have great variety of subject and mood, each of which is handled with Betjeman's deceptive simplicity, extreme technical skill, and heart-warming passion.

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