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John Betjeman letters

John Betjeman

John Betjeman letters

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Published by Minerva in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Betjeman, John, -- 1906-1984 -- Correspondence,
  • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and introduced by Candida Lycett Green
    ContributionsLycett Green, Candida
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16901788M
    ISBN 100749313498, 0749396563

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