John Betjeman Summoned By Bells First Edition 1960
John Betjeman Summoned By Bells first edition book 1960 is for sale. This wonderful first edition John Betjeman book was published by John Murray in 1960, produced on antique laid paper made by Henry Bruce and Sons Ltd, measures 7.00 x 9.00 inches (approximately) and comes complete with its original decorative dust jacket. The dust jacket is in Very Good + condition with the price still present to the front flap, but with small loss to the top of the spine and light marks. However, the dust jacket is still in very attractive and sound condition. The original green binding with light embossed decoration all over and gilt lettering to the spine is in Fine condition. There are 111 numbered pages on antique laid paper has very attractive front and rear endpaper decorations, and small black and white illustrations throughout. The pages are very clean, tightly bound-in and in overall Near Fine condition with very occasional light spotting. This is a truly collectable example of Sir John Betjeman’s Summoned By Bells, from one of the UK’s greatest poet laureates.