Results (1 - 16) of 16

Show results for

Product Type

  • All Product Types
  • Books (16)
  • Magazines & Periodicals
  • Comics
  • Sheet Music
  • Art, Prints & Posters
  • Photographs
  • Maps
  • Manuscripts &
    Paper Collectibles

Refine by

Condition

Binding

Collectible Attributes

Free Shipping

Bookseller Location

  • All Locations

Bookseller Rating

High and Low: Poems: Betjeman, John

Betjeman, John

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company (1967)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 6.95
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. First edition. Light staining & foxing on cover and dust jacket reverse, jacket wear, spine faded. CONTENTS: Preface; LANDSCAPES: Cornish Cliffs; Tregardock; By the Ninth Green, St Enodoc; Winter Seascape; Old Friends; A Bay in Anglesey; A Lament for Moira McCavendish; The Small Towns of Ireland; Ireland's Own; Great Central Railway; Matlock Bath; An Edwardian Sunday, Broomhill, Sheffield; Lines Written to Martyn Skinner; Uffington; PORTRAITS: Anglo-Catholic Congresses; In Willesden Courtyard; The Commander; Autumn 1964; The Hon. Sec.; Monody on the Death of a Platonist Bank Clerk; Good-bye; Five o'Clock Shadow; LIGHT AND DARK: A Russell Flint; Perp. Revival i' the North; Agricultural Caress; Narcissus; The Cockney Amorist; Harvest Hymn; Meditation on the A30; Inexpensive Progress; Mortality; PERSONAL: Reproof Deserved; Caprice; Cricket Master. "Sir John Betjeman CBE (28 August 1906 - 19 May 1984) was an English poet, writer and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a 'poet and hack'. He was born to a middle-class family in Edwardian London. Although he claimed he failed his degree at Oxford University, his early ability in writing poetry and interest in architecture supported him throughout his life. Starting his career as a journalist, he ended it as British Poet Laureate and a much-loved figure on British television. Despite being a prolific poet, Betjeman remains best known for just a single poem, Slough, written in 1937 about the community outside London which typified the transformation of the rural landscape wrought by industrialisation." -- WikipediaKeywords: CLASSICS LITERATURE POEMS POETRY POETIC VERSE POETS JOHN BETJEMAN. Bookseller Inventory # 1290054

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 1.

Sir John Betjeman

Published by Audible Studios on Brilliance, United States (2016)

ISBN 10: 153187035X ISBN 13: 9781531870355

New

Quantity Available: 10

From: The Book Depository US (London, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.75
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Audible Studios on Brilliance, United States, 2016. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 171 x 133 mm. Language: English . Brand New. Collected Poems was first published in 1958 and has sold over two million copies. It has been reprinted numerous times and has absorbed, one by one, the volumes of additional poems that continued to appear regularly until Sir John Betjeman s death. Here for the first time is the audio edition of the Collected Poems.From his early poems, like Death in Leamington and The Varsity Students Rag , through his best-known works, such as Slough , Upper Lambourne , A Subaltern s Love Song to Dilton Marsh Halt , and The Last Laugh , the unique and original poetic voice of Britain s best-loved Poet Laureate resounds throughout this remarkable collection. Readers include Clare Corbett, Tom Lawrence, Phyllida Nash, Simon Shepherd, and Bill Wallis. Bookseller Inventory # BRI9781531870355

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 2.

John Betjeman

Published by Hodder Stoughton General Division, United Kingdom (2006)

ISBN 10: 0719568323 ISBN 13: 9780719568329

New Paperback

Quantity Available: 10

From: The Book Depository US (London, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.97
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Hodder Stoughton General Division, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. John Betjeman, appointed Poet Laureate in 1972, is celebrated as the best loved poet of the twentieth century. His subtle blend of wit and melancholia, affection and criticism continues to attract an ever-expanding readership. From beneath his sparkling wit and deceptively simple nostalgia, Betjeman emerges as the authority on a broad range of subjects from conservation and church architecture to tradition and Englishness. In this selection of his greatest poetry and prose, cherished classics such as Slough, Pot Pourri from a Surrey Garden and A Subaltern s Love-song sit beside rare gems like Metro-land, Betjeman s critically acclaimed film script. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780719568329

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 3.

John Betjeman

Published by Hodder Stoughton General Division, United Kingdom (2006)

ISBN 10: 0719568323 ISBN 13: 9780719568329

New Paperback

Quantity Available: 10

From: The Book Depository (London, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.99
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Hodder Stoughton General Division, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. John Betjeman, appointed Poet Laureate in 1972, is celebrated as the best loved poet of the twentieth century. His subtle blend of wit and melancholia, affection and criticism continues to attract an ever-expanding readership. From beneath his sparkling wit and deceptively simple nostalgia, Betjeman emerges as the authority on a broad range of subjects from conservation and church architecture to tradition and Englishness. In this selection of his greatest poetry and prose, cherished classics such as Slough, Pot Pourri from a Surrey Garden and A Subaltern s Love-song sit beside rare gems like Metro-land, Betjeman s critically acclaimed film script. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780719568329

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 4.

John Betjeman

Published by John Murray General Publishing Division

ISBN 10: 0719568323 ISBN 13: 9780719568329

New Paperback

Quantity Available: 5

From: THE SAINT BOOKSTORE (Southport, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 6.34
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 7.66
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: John Murray General Publishing Division. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Best of Betjeman, John Betjeman, John Betjeman, appointed Poet Laureate in 1972, is celebrated as the best loved poet of the twentieth century. His subtle blend of wit and melancholia, affection and criticism continues to attract an ever-expanding readership. From beneath his sparkling wit and deceptively simple nostalgia, Betjeman emerges as the authority on a broad range of subjects from conservation and church architecture to tradition and Englishness. In this selection of his greatest poetry and prose, cherished classics such as Slough, Pot Pourri from a Surrey Garden and A Subaltern's Love-song sit beside rare gems like Metro-land, Betjeman's critically acclaimed film script. Bookseller Inventory # B9780719568329

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 5.

Sir John Betjeman

Published by Audible Studios on Brilliance, United States (2016)

ISBN 10: 153187035X ISBN 13: 9781531870355

New

Quantity Available: 10

From: The Book Depository (London, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 18.50
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Audible Studios on Brilliance, United States, 2016. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 171 x 133 mm. Language: English . Brand New. Collected Poems was first published in 1958 and has sold over two million copies. It has been reprinted numerous times and has absorbed, one by one, the volumes of additional poems that continued to appear regularly until Sir John Betjeman s death. Here for the first time is the audio edition of the Collected Poems.From his early poems, like Death in Leamington and The Varsity Students Rag , through his best-known works, such as Slough , Upper Lambourne , A Subaltern s Love Song to Dilton Marsh Halt , and The Last Laugh , the unique and original poetic voice of Britain s best-loved Poet Laureate resounds throughout this remarkable collection. Readers include Clare Corbett, Tom Lawrence, Phyllida Nash, Simon Shepherd, and Bill Wallis. Bookseller Inventory # BRI9781531870355

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 6.

Stephen Games, John Betjeman

Published by Continuum Publishing Corporation

ISBN 10: 1441164340 ISBN 13: 9781441164346

New Paperback

Quantity Available: 2

From: THE SAINT BOOKSTORE (Southport, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 14.58
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 7.66
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Continuum Publishing Corporation. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The John Betjeman Hymnbook, Stephen Games, John Betjeman, This is Betjeman's selection of his favourite hymns with full, witty and erudite commentary. The late poet laureate Sir John Betjeman was a National Treasure. His poems such as "Joan Hunter Dunn", "Phone for the Fishnives, Norman" and "Come on ye bombs and fall on Slough" gripped the public imagination and made him one of the most loved of English characters of the last century. His battles for the restoration and vindication of Victorian Architecture were life long. His two-volume "Collins Guide to the Parish Churches of England", "Wales and the Isle of Man" was a huge bestseller and remains in print to this day. His profound love for The Church of England was exemplified in his love for English hymn writers of whom he realised and advocated their historical as well as their liturgical and spiritual importance. Nowhere is this more evident than in the radio talks he gave to huge audiences on English hymns. These have been assembled here by one of Betjeman's greatest admirers, scholars and researcher - Stephen Games. Bookseller Inventory # B9781441164346

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 7.

John Betjeman

Published by FABER FABER, United Kingdom (2011)

ISBN 10: 0571245684 ISBN 13: 9780571245680

New Paperback

Quantity Available: 10

From: The Book Depository (London, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 23.84
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Main. 211 x 135 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. 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. I thought that this or that church was the smallest in England, and that secret passages ran under ruined monasteries, so that monks could get to the nearest convent without being seen. The older anything was the lovelier I thought it. Most famous for his poetry, John Betjeman was also passionate about architecture, preferring all centuries to my own . In his first prose work, Ghastly Good Taste (1933), he vigorously defends his love of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, considered deeply unfashionable at the time. With the savage humor of his famous satire Slough , he attacks notions of Modernism and (at the other extreme) unthinking antiquarianism. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9780571245680

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 8.

Sir John Betjeman

Published by Farrar Straus Giroux, United States (2006)

ISBN 10: 0374126534 ISBN 13: 9780374126537

New Paperback

Quantity Available: 10

From: The Book Depository US (London, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 27.78
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Farrar Straus Giroux, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. American.. 206 x 140 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Come, friendly bombs, and fall on Slough To get it ready for the plough. The cabbages are coming now; The earth exhales. --from Slough When the beloved English poet John Betjeman s Collected Poems first appeared in 1958, it made publishing history, and has now sold more than two million copies to a steadily expanding readership. Betjeman is almost unique among poets in that his work appeals equally strongly to those who love poetry and to those who rarely read it. This volume, the first American edition of the Collected Poems, incorporates all the poems that Betjeman published after the original Collected Poems and includes a new foreword by Britain s poet laureate, Andrew Motion. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780374126537

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 9.

John Betjeman

Published by FABER FABER, United Kingdom (2011)

ISBN 10: 0571245684 ISBN 13: 9780571245680

New Paperback

Quantity Available: 10

From: The Book Depository US (London, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 27.88
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Main. 211 x 135 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. 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. I thought that this or that church was the smallest in England, and that secret passages ran under ruined monasteries, so that monks could get to the nearest convent without being seen. The older anything was the lovelier I thought it. Most famous for his poetry, John Betjeman was also passionate about architecture, preferring all centuries to my own . In his first prose work, Ghastly Good Taste (1933), he vigorously defends his love of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, considered deeply unfashionable at the time. With the savage humor of his famous satire Slough , he attacks notions of Modernism and (at the other extreme) unthinking antiquarianism. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9780571245680

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 10.

Sir John Betjeman

Published by Farrar Straus Giroux, United States (2006)

ISBN 10: 0374126534 ISBN 13: 9780374126537

New Paperback

Quantity Available: 10

From: The Book Depository (London, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 28.62
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Farrar Straus Giroux, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. American.. 206 x 140 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Come, friendly bombs, and fall on Slough To get it ready for the plough. The cabbages are coming now; The earth exhales. --from Slough When the beloved English poet John Betjeman s Collected Poems first appeared in 1958, it made publishing history, and has now sold more than two million copies to a steadily expanding readership. Betjeman is almost unique among poets in that his work appeals equally strongly to those who love poetry and to those who rarely read it. This volume, the first American edition of the Collected Poems, incorporates all the poems that Betjeman published after the original Collected Poems and includes a new foreword by Britain s poet laureate, Andrew Motion. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780374126537

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 11.

BETJEMAN, John and GENTLEMAN, David (Illustrator).:

Published by London; John Murray (1995)

ISBN 10: 0719552486 ISBN 13: 9780719552489

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: CHILTON BOOKS (SUDBURY, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 15.94
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 15.47
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London; John Murray, 1995. Anthology. David Gentleman's "paintings complement the poems in delightful and often surprising ways. Sometimes the setting or subject of the poem is shown, sometimes a detail. Sometimes characters are captured with uncanny accuracy. But every illustration has a parallel poetry of its own." 25.5cms x 18cms. Pp.144, colour illustrations throughout, gift message and owner's illustrated bookplate to front free endpaper. Green cloth, dustwrapper has slight sunning to spine. G+/G+. Bookseller Inventory # 40925

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 12.

The Best Loved Poems.: Betjeman, John.

Betjeman, John.

Published by London, John Murray (2006)

ISBN 10: 071956834X ISBN 13: 9780719568343

Used

Quantity Available: 1

From: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd. (Skibbereen, CORK, Ireland)

Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 30.21
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 10.81
From Ireland to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London, John Murray, 2006. 13cm x 20cm. 99 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Includes for example the following poems: Foreword by Barry Humphries / A Subaltern's Love-song / Death in Leamington / Slough / Longfellow's Vist to Venice / Devonshire St W. 1 / A Shropshire Lad. Bookseller Inventory # 75639AB

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 13.

John Betjeman

Published by Anthony Blond, London (1970)

ISBN 10: 0218511566 ISBN 13: 9780218511567

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

From: Amazing Book Company (Liphook, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 33.20
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 10.96
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Anthony Blond, London, 1970. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh (illustrator). Revised and Annotated Edition. This copy is in mint unmarked condition, bright, tight, white and square. Quarter bound in black clot to the spine with bright silver gilt titling to pink paper covered boards. There is a mint, nine feet long, architectural panorama tipped in to the rear paste down. The price clipped dustwrapper has one or two small closed tears and is sunned to the spine but has now been coveres in clear, removable, protective film. If you have never seen or experienced a snook being cocked then this is the book for you. John Betjeman was also passionate about architecture, 'preferring all centuries to my own'. In his first prose work, Ghastly Good Taste (1933), he vigorously defends his love of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, considered deeply unfashionable at the time. With the savage humour of his famous satire 'Slough', he attacks notions of Modernism and (at the other extreme) unthinking antiquarianism. In this the revised and annotated edition the rise and fall of English architecture is illustrated with a specially drawn fold out nine foot long panorama of architectural styles. Ref SS6 Size: 112pp Plus Fold Out Panorama. Bookseller Inventory # 015619

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 14.

John Betjeman

Published by John Murray, London (1937)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

From: Lazarus Books Limited (Blackpool, LANCS, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 59.76
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 21.85
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: John Murray, London, 1937. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Osbert Lancaster and de Cronin Hastings (illustrator). First Edition First Impression. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1937 Stated first edition. Size octavo, 45 pages. Original Black cloth covered boards with decorative gilt titles and pretend hinges and clasp in gilt to front cover, plain spine, all edges gilt. Pale green paste downs, end papers and pages throughout. Condition good, hinges slightly loose, part of backstrip on spine starting to come away, gift inscription to front end-paper else contents very clean. A Selection of poems by Betjemen. Each starting with an ornate decorative capital. With a few vignette illustrations and photogravures by Osbert Lancaster and de Cronin Hastings. Featuring the famous poem "Slough". Bookseller Inventory # 014710

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 15.

CONTINUAL DEW A Little Book of Bourgeois: BETJEMAN, John

BETJEMAN, John

Published by Murray (1937)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

From: Jonkers Rare Books (Henley on Thames, OXON, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 1,095.55
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 19.34
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Murray, 1937. First edition. Original black cloth with elaborate gilt design in stylish pictorial dustwrapper designed by E. McKnight Kauffer. All edges gilt. Inscribed by Betjeman to Gilbert Harding on the half title, "Inscribed for Gilbert H by John Betjeman" A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper indeed which shows a touch of tanning to the spine and a little wear to the spine ends. Gilbert Harding (1907-1960), journalist and television broadcaster who made a hit with his irascibility and sharpness. Harding and Betjeman appeared together on such programmes as 'What's My Line?' and 'Who Said That?'. According to Candida Lycett Green (John Betjeman Letters Vol II, p.44), "They got on like a house on fire." Following a television appearance together, Betjeman wrote in a letter to Harding, "you must surely know and that is that you are a GENIUS. You may not know it but you have a turn of phrase that is equal to that of Thomas Gray and Gibbon whom you quoted." Continual Dew is Betjeman's second book of verse, containing perhaps his most famous poem 'Slough', as well as "The Arrest of Oscar Wilde at Cadogan Hotel" and "The Wykehamist". Bookseller Inventory # 28876

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 16.

Results (1 - 16) of 16