John Betjeman Summoned By Bells Signed First Edition 1960 Hb Dj Rare
For sale is a unique volume indeed; this being a SIGNED first edition of Betjeman's famous and much-loved work, Summoned by Bells. Published by John Murray, London, 1960. This copy is inscribed to the half title, For Mary, who was (Summoned by Bells)... 1962 Written in black ink, it remains well preserved, and the informal and chatty nature of the inscription rather implies the recipient was well known to the author. Bound in it's original green hard boards, with decoration to the spine in gilt. Housed in it's charming original dust jacket. The jacket is in fair order, but with occasional splits and a few old repairs to the verso of the spine. Please see the images in the listing. The binding itself is in pristine order throughout.
Internally it is delightfully clean and fresh, and complete, and one couldn't wish for a better example. Overall, to find such a charming and unique example of this lovely title is rare, and hence it comes very highly recommended. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "coverarebooks" and is located in this country: GB.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition
- Binding: Hardback