[BETJEMAN, John] – The Heretick. [Marlborough: W. Gale], March-June 1924. Numbers 1 – 2, 4°. Advertisements. Original pictorial wrappers. The Heretick was a satirical school magazine founded by John Betjeman when he was a pupil at Marlborough College. In these copies he has signed his own (anonymous) contributions, both in poetry and prose, namely, in the first number, “Death”, “Prodigies’ Song” (also circled and corrected), “Dinner of Old Marlburian Centipede Farmers in Unyamwezi, S.A.” and “Muffins”; and in the second number, the poem “Ye Olde Cottage (Quite Near a Town).” With the same author’s A Lament for Moira McCavendish and Ireland’s Own, or The Burial of Thomas Moore (Lismore, [c. 1950], 2 broadsides printed on yellow paper).
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