BETJEMAN, John. Continual Dew. A Little Book of Bourgeois Verse. London: John Murray, . Square 8°. Printed mostly on pale blue paper, half title, illustrations, some full-page, initials, the 8 central pages printed in red and black on white India paper. CONTEMPORARY DARK BLUE VELVET, ONE OF ONLY 3 COPIES SPECIALLY BOUND. A one-page typed letter from John Murray to Michael Sadleir, loosely-inserted, dated 11th August 1942, enclosing the present copy as a “swop” for “the splendid Amandiana”, clarifies the limitation: “… here is the specially bound copy of Continual Dew. There were only three copies issued – one for the author, one for myself and this one.”
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