Larkin, Philip - The North Ship
Original dark red buckram, lettered in gilt to the spine. 1945 stated on copyright page, but 1965. Second, unauthorized edition. Octavo. Thirty-one poems. About 500 copies were printed. Printed at Sevenoaks by Knole Park Press Ltd. and withdrawn from sale when the author got wind of its existence.
Wrapper : No wrapper.
Book : The book is sound and tight. The front and back boards are very bright and very clean. The corners are sharp. The spine is bright, the spine lettering is bold. The spine is very slightly bruised at the top and bottom. The pages are very clean and are without foxing. The closed page edges are fresh and bright. The binding is tight - no loose pages or cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A handsome copy.
Publisher: Fortune Press, 1965
Condition: Near Fine +. Wrapper: No Jacket