Scarce As A Complete Collection

Various

POEM OF THE MONTH CLUB (48 single leaf Poems with many accompanying letters and notifications from the editors.Poem broadsheets signed by all 48 contributors including: Stevie Smith; C. Day Lewis; Philip Larkin; Robert Graves; Stephen Spender; Anthony Thwaite; Elizabeth Jennings; Stevie Smith; W.H. Auden; Seamus Heaney;John Betjeman et al.)

Published: London. Country Club 1970-77

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Complete portfolio of "Poem of the Month Club' published by London, Bourton, Dorset from 1970 - 77. 48 unbound paper broadsheets which are contained in the original publisher's portfolio which is in Very Good condition: half pigskin tie folder with title to upper board with some mild scuffing to the pigskin.It retains the original ties.Each broadsheet is in near FINE condition and has been SIGNED by the Poet, with Betjeman’s poem additionally corrected in his own hand.Initially limited to 1000 copies,later folios were as few as 500 or 600.Poets include:Stevie Smith; C. Day Lewis; Philip Larkin; Robert Graves; Stephen Spender; Anthony Thwaite; Elizabeth Jennings; Stevie Smith; W.H. Auden; Seamus Heaney; John Betjeman et al.Also accompanied by various letters and notifications from the editors regarding further information concerning certain poets and poems.A Highlight of 20th Century poetry.Extremely scarce to find as a complete portfolio.Very Collectible.

Condition
near Fine

Binding
Original Portfolio and Broadsheets

£1250

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