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A first American edition of the mid-twentieth-century British poet laureate's major works collects the complete body of his published works since the publication of his original volume and features a new foreword by fellow poet laureate Andrew Motion. Original.

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9780374126537 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 28, 2006, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A first American edition of the mid-twentieth-century British poet laureate's major works collects the complete body of his published works since the publication of his original volume and features a new foreword by fellow poet laureate Andrew Motion.
9780719560309 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, December 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Come, friendly bombs, and fall on SloughTo get it ready for the plough.

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John Betjeman remains one of our best-loved poets - for the first time on CD, Nigel Hawthorne reads a collection of his greatest works

CD/Spoken Word:

9781844561964 | Hodder & Stoughton, August 10, 2006, cover price $26.15 | About this edition: John Betjeman remains one of our best-loved poets - for the first time on CD, Nigel Hawthorne reads a collection of his greatest works

Product Description: When I returned from school I found we'd moved:'53 Church Street. Yes, the slummy end'--A little laugh accompanied the joke,For we were Chelsea now and we had friendsWhose friends had friends who knew Augustus John:We liked bold colour schemes--orange and black--And clever daring plays about divorce...read more

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9780374271732 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, July 25, 2006, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: When I returned from school I found we'd moved:'53 Church Street.

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9780281059263 | Gardners Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $24.95

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This collection comprises all Betjeman's poetry. His work is known both for its range and mastery of poetic form. Collected Poems was awarded the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize and has sold nearly two million copies.

Hardcover:

9780719536281 | Reissue edition (John Murray Pubs Ltd, October 1, 1990), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This collection comprises all Betjeman's poetry.

Paperback:

9780719565465, titled "John Betjeman Collected Poems" | John Murray Pubs Ltd, December 1, 2003, cover price $25.00
9780719536328 | Reprint edition (John Murray Pubs Ltd, October 1, 1990), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Collected Poems

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9780719565458 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, October 1, 2003, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Summoned by Bells has become a classic. Shortly after it was published in 1960 it was heralded as the verse autobiography of the century. It is a uniquely evocative narrative of the agonies and delights of growing up, set against the familiar backgrounds of Highgate, Cornwall, Marlborough and Oxford, and recounted in a way that has endeared Betjeman to generations of readers...read more

Paperback:

9780719560316 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, December 1, 2001, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Summoned by Bells has become a classic.

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Product Description: This is part of an audio collection which aims to bring together contemporary actors with favourite poets and poems. John Betjeman's verse is evocative of the agonies and delights of growing up, and this collection also demonstrates his vision of the landscapes of Cornwall and suburbs of London...read more
By Betjeman and Nigel Hawthorne (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781859983690 | Hodder/Headline Audiobooks, June 1, 1999, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: This is part of an audio collection which aims to bring together contemporary actors with favourite poets and poems.

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CD/Spoken Word:

9789626341681 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, February 1, 1999), cover price $15.98

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Product Description: John Betjeman's delightful evocation in verse and prose, of the church and church life, is gracefully rendered in 80 watercolor paintings. No one has captured as completely that intimate world, with its clergy, congregation, architecture, and ritual, than the late poet laureate...read more
By Betjeman and Paul Hogarth (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780719555541 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, December 1, 1996, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This work brings together John Betjeman's poems and prose and Paul Hogarth's paintings about the Church.

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9780719555626 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, March 1, 1998, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: John Betjeman's delightful evocation in verse and prose, of the church and church life, is gracefully rendered in 80 watercolor paintings.

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Product Description: In this work, John Betjeman discovers the old Tudor brick behind the modern shop front and explores the alleyways as well as the main street in this study of English cities and small towns.

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9781853752513 | Prion Books, October 1, 1997, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: In this work, John Betjeman discovers the old Tudor brick behind the modern shop front and explores the alleyways as well as the main street in this study of English cities and small towns.

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Product Description: This volume presents a selection of Betjeman's poems. They deal with love of many sorts, with people of all kinds observed with comedy and pathos, with the places he made his own and with the church whose foibles he pinpointed so exactly.
By Betjeman and David Gentleman (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780719552489 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, August 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This work presents a selection of Betjeman's poems.

Paperback:

9780719555329 | Reprint edition (John Murray Pubs Ltd, August 1, 1997), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: This volume presents a selection of Betjeman's poems.

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Poems by the British writer examine nature and life in the modern world
By Edward Ardizzone (illustrator), Betjeman and Irene Slade (editor)

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9780719501012 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, July 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Poems by the British writer examine nature and life in the modern world

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Product Description: John Betjeman's verse autobiography has sold more copies than any other English poem of its length this century. The touching story of a boy's growth to early manhood and the mixed joys and guilt of youth, it is also supremely a poem about places, buildings and surroundings - Highgate and Pooterland, t Cornish seaside and Chelsea, Marlborough among its Downs, the quads of Oxford, parish churches and tin advertisements on railway platforms...read more

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9780719552847 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, January 1, 1994, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: John Betjeman's verse autobiography has sold more copies than any other English poem of its length this century.

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Product Description: First published in 1938 under the title An Oxford University Chest, this volume presents a treasure-house of amusing sketches of university life, lyrical tributes to Oxford's pastoral pleasures, and characteristically pungent architectural judgments...read more
By Betjeman and L. Moholy-Nagy (illustrator)

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9780192827142 | Reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1990), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: First published in 1938 under the title An Oxford University Chest, this volume presents a treasure-house of amusing sketches of university life, lyrical tributes to Oxford's pastoral pleasures, and characteristically pungent architectural judgments.

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By Betjeman (editor) and Geoffrey Taylor (editor)

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9780571070657 | Reissue edition (Faber & Faber, February 1, 1988), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Book by unknown

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Product Description: My own interest started in seeking out what was old. When the guide told me that this was the bed in which Queen Elizabeth slept, I believed him. When owners of country cottages in Suffolk told me their cottage was a thousand years old, I believed them too...read more

Paperback:

9780712694629 | David & Charles, December 1, 1986, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: My own interest started in seeking out what was old.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780804507103 | Abridged edition (Spoken Arts, June 1, 1984), cover price $10.95

Hardcover:

9780719539695 | Book Soc of Canada Ltd, September 1, 1982, cover price $16.50

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Product Description: This volume gathers together all of Betjeman's "Church poems," as well as some new poems and others which had previously been out of print. John Betjeman has a stimulaitng way of enlarging any specific scene, not only into his own personal significances, but into those of us all, and never more so than in his Anglican explorations...read more

Hardcover:

9780719537844 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, November 1, 1980, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This volume gathers together all of Betjeman's "Church poems," as well as some new poems and others which had previously been out of print.

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Paperback:

9780719534263 | Transatlantic Arts, June 1, 1978, cover price $10.95

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780694502998 | Harperaudio, June 1, 1977, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: These new poems, most of them written over the last eight or nine years, are as varied and as captivating as ever―more of that inimitable Betjeman counterpoint that makes a new collection an occasion: places, human encounters, meditations, entertaining verbal fisticuffs with “public” hates, threnodies on lost friends, and the pensive regard of familiar vistas that now draw their warmth and color from nearer horizons...read more

Paperback:

9780393044232 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 1976, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: These new poems, most of them written over the last eight or nine years, are as varied and as captivating as ever―more of that inimitable Betjeman counterpoint that makes a new collection an occasion: places, human encounters, meditations, entertaining verbal fisticuffs with “public” hates, threnodies on lost friends, and the pensive regard of familiar vistas that now draw their warmth and color from nearer horizons.

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Paperback:

9780802390400 | Dufour Editions, June 1, 1958, cover price $6.95

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