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The illustrated summoned by bells / John Betjeman ; with paintings and sketches by Hugh Casson

Sir John Betjeman

RA Collection: Book

Record number

09/1107

Author

Uniform Title

Summoned by bells

Edition

1st ed. reprinted

Imprint

London: John Murray, 1989

Physical Description

143 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

General Note

“First published 1960. Reprinted 1960, 1962, 1969, 1977, 1978, 1984 (twice), 1986. This edition with illustrations by Hugh Casson 1989. This edition conceived with The Herbert Press.” [colophon]

Bibliography Note

Includes bibliographical references (p. 6).

Summary Note

This verse autobiography relates the story of the author's younger days set against the places and buildings that were significant in his youth - Highgate, Cornwall, Chelsea, Marlborough, Oxford quads, churches and railway stations.

Name as Subject

Subject

Biographies
Poems

Contributors

Sir Hugh Casson PRA, illustrator
John Murray (London), publisher

ISBN

0719546966