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Collected Poems 680 copies, 3 reviews
Summoned By Bells 184 copies, 3 reviews
English Cottages (Introduction) 106 copies
Tennis Whites and Teacakes 77 copies, 2 reviews
English Cities & Small Towns 72 copies, 2 reviews
Betjeman's Britain 70 copies, 1 review
Selected Poems 67 copies, 1 review
English Love Poems (Editor) 53 copies
Sweet Songs of Zion 47 copies, 2 reviews
Betjeman's England 43 copies, 1 review
Church Poems 40 copies
John Betjeman on Trains 30 copies, 1 review
John Piper 25 copies
A nip in the air 25 copies, 1 review
High and Low 25 copies
John Betjeman 19 copies
Archie and the Strict Baptists 16 copies, 1 review
Uncollected Poems 14 copies, 1 review
Classic Hymns & Carols (Foreword) 12 copies
SAA bulletin 8 copies
Metro-land 2 copies
Poems 1 copy
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 814 copies, 6 reviews
The Nation's Favourite Poems (Author, some editions) 549 copies, 7 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (some editions) 392 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 224 copies, 3 reviews
The Portable Conservative Reader (Contributor) 194 copies
British Poetry Since 1945 (Contributor, some editions) 145 copies, 2 reviews
The Third Omnibus of Crime (Contributor) 39 copies
The Faber Book of Christmas (Contributor) 38 copies, 1 review
Vanishing Victoriana (Foreword) 16 copies
Shell Guide : Suffolk (Editor) 13 copies
Shell Guide : Northumberland (Editor) 13 copies
Song at the Year's Turning: Poems 1942–1954 (Introduction, some editions) 13 copies
Homage to P. G. Wodehouse (Contributor) 12 copies
Oxford and Oxfordshire in Verse (Contributor) 11 copies
Shell Guide : Norfolk (Editor) 10 copies
Shell Guide : Devon (Editor) 7 copies
Men And Women: The Poetry Of Love (Contributor) 7 copies
English Cottages: 2 (Introduction) 6 copies
Shell Guide : Oxfordshire (Editor) 5 copies, 1 review
The West Country Book (Contributor) 5 copies
Shell Guide : Wiltshire (Editor) 4 copies
Shell Guide : Herefordshire (Editor) 3 copies
Shell Guide : Rutland (Editor) 2 copies
One Hundred Years a Diocese (Contributor) 2 copies
The West in English History (Contributor) 2 copies
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Sir John Betjeman, (1906 – 1984) was a twentieth-century English poet, writer and broadcaster. Born to a middle-class family in Edwardian Hampstead, he attended Oxford University, and his early ability in writing poetry and interest in architecture supported him throughout his life. Starting his career as a journalist, he ended it as British Poet Laureate and a much-loved figure on British television. His works include poetry, prose and television appearances.

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