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Birthday Letters

By Hughes, Ted




Birthday Letters, published in 1998, is a collection of poetry by English poet and children's writer Ted Hughes. Released only months before Hughes's death, the collection won multiple prestigious literary awards. This collection of eighty-eight poems is widely considered to be Hughes's most explicit response to the suicide of his estranged wife Sylvia Plath in 1963, and to their widely discussed, politicized and "explosive" marriage.


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Birthday Letters.

HUGHES, Ted.

London: Faber and Faber,, 1998. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth-backed blue boards, spine lettered in gilt on black background, yellow endpapers. A fine copy. First edition, first impression, limited issue, number 0 of 5 Binder's copies, of an edition of 310 copies numbered and signed by the author, with the 10 copies numbered with the Roman numerals i-x being reserved for Hughes. Birthday Letters was Hughes's controversial collection of poems about his relationship with his deceased first wife, the poet Sylvia Plath. It was also his final work, first published only months before his death in October 1998.

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Birthday Letters.

HUGHES, Ted.

London: Faber and Faber,, 1998. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth-backed blue boards, titles to spine in gilt on black, yellow endpapers. Original receipt from Waterstones, dated 4 January 1999, loosely inserted. A fine copy. Signed limited edition, number 256 of 310 copies signed by the author. Birthday Letters was Hughes's controversial collection of poems about his relationship with his deceased first wife, the poet Sylvia Plath. This signed limited edition was published simultaneously with the first trade edition.

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

First edition, limited issue of these controversial poems about Hughes' relationship with his first wife, Sylvia Plath. One of 300 numbered copies signed by Hughes. Winner of the Whitbread Prize 8vo, original cloth-backed boards, acetate dust jacket. Very fine copy.

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

1998-01-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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BIRTHDAY LETTERS

HUGHES, Ted

HUGHES, Ted. BIRTHDAY LETTERS [Poems]. (London):: Faber and Faber,, 1998. First edition, clothbound issue. . A fine copy in fine dust jacket. . Large octavo, light blue paper-covered boards, pp. ix, 198.

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

Wheeler Publishing, 1998-01-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

1999-05-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Birthday Letters: Poems

Ted Hughes

1999-01-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

1998-01-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

1998-01-29. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

(London): Faber and Faber, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper.

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

Faber, 1998. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine dustjacket. This prizewinning collection of 88 poems, all but two addressed to the author's former wife, Sylvia Plath, were written over a 25-year period following her suicide in 1963. They examine their life together and Hughes's responses to her death, but none of them directly deals with the events of the few days just before Plath killed herself. Accompanying the book is a xerox copy of The New Statesman article of 11th October 2010 in which Melvyn Bragg, a friend of both, published Hughes's poem 'Last Letter', which sheds light on the last weekend of Plath's life, but which Hughes decided not to include in Birthday Letters. The poem can easily be found online, but this was its first appearance in print. Hughes's motive in writing it, his recollection of events - and the quality of the poem - have divided the experts, but it is a fascinating coda to Birthday Letters.

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BIRTHDAY LETTERS

HUGHES TED

London: Faber, 1988. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. A fine copy in like D/W. With the VERY SCARCE "Winner of the 1998 Whitbread Poetry Award" wrap-around band.

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BIRTHDAY LETTERS

Hughes, Ted

London: Faber and Faber, 1998 First edition, first prnt. Beginning page toning as normal with this title; otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The image is of the book described and not a stock photo.

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

London: Faber & Faber, 1998. First Edition . Boards. As New/As New. 8vo. Hughes, Frieda [cover]. A brilliant copy of this startling and brilliant work wherein Hughes addresses Sylvia Plath in poems written over a period of 25 years.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Farrar, Straus Giroux. PAPERBACK. 0965624293 New Condition. . New.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Farrar Straus & Giroux. Hardcover. 0374112967 New Condition. . New.

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

Faber & Faber. Hardcover. B0011QGH1I New Condition. . New.

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

Faber & Faber. Hardcover. B0011QGH1I New Condition. . New.

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Birthday Letters (Faber Poetry)

Hughes, Ted

Faber & Faber. PAPERBACK. 0571194737 New Condition. . New.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Farrar, Straus Giroux. PAPERBACK. 0965624293 New Condition. . New.

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

1998-01-29. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Faber & Faber, London 1998. 1st ed., first printing. 8vo. A fine copy in a fine unclipped dustwrapper. Looks and feels unread

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Birthday Letters.

HUGHES, Ted.

London: Faber & Faber , (1998).. First edition. . 198 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket.

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BIRTHDAY LETTERS

Ted Hughes

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. 1998. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0374112967 . Good in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Front and back panel's cloth stained and marked in lower left and lower right corners, respectively. Clean, bright pages. ; 8.10 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 197 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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Birthday Letters.

HUGHES, Ted.

Faber and Faber, London., 1998. First edition. Octavo. pp x, 198. A collection of poems, all but two of which are addressed to the author's dead wife, Sylvia Plath. Fine in fine dustwrapper.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

London: Faber & Faber, 1998. 1st . Near Fine Near Fine . Record # 301408

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

Faber & Faber. Hardcover. B0011QGH1I Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Farrar Straus & Giroux. Hardcover. 0374112967 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Farrar, Straus Giroux. PAPERBACK. 0965624293 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Birthday Letters (Faber Poetry)

Hughes, Ted

Faber & Faber. PAPERBACK. 0571194737 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Farrar, Straus Giroux. PAPERBACK. 0965624293 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

Faber & Faber. Hardcover. B0011QGH1I Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1998. Book. As New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Farrar Straus Giroux Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in unclipped dustjacket. 198 pages. Ted Hughes' Birthday Letters are addressed, with just two exceptions, to Sylvia Plath, the poet to whom he was married. They were written over a period of more than twenty-five years, the first a few years after her suicide in 1963. As new. Unread. From my smoke-free collection. Ships in well-padded box..

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

London: Faber, [1998] First edition. Boards. Octavo. Fine in fine d.j.

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

London: Faber & Faber, 1998. First. hardcover. fine/fine. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Farrar Straus, (1998). First American Edition. Fine.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1998-01-01. Paperback. Near Fine. Near fine pictorial paperback. Clean white pages. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied.

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

1998-01-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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BIRTHDAY LETTERS

HUGHES, TED

NEW YORK NY: FARRAR, STRAUS, AND GIROUX. FINE IN FINE DUST JACKET. PUB 1998. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. WINNER OF THE 1998 WHITBREAD "BOOK OF THE YEAR" AWARD AND THE 1998 "FORWARD POETRY PRIZE" . BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. IS FINE AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN, BRIGHT, UNFADED COPY WITH NO REMAINDER MARK. .

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 0374112967 . The British Poet Laureate's Birthday Letters are addressed to his American wife, poet Sylvia Plath. Near Fine/Near Fine. Ships same or next business day. ; 8.10 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 198 pages .

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

Faber and Faber, 1997, first impression,. /Dust Jacket Included. 1997. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 057117759X 1st edition, hardback, 8vo, xii,264pp, clean and tight, no inscription, Very Good / Very Good dustwrapper, not price-clipped, Whitbread Award sticker on front cover. ISBN: 057117759X .

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BIRTHDAY LETTERS

HUGHES TED

FARRAR. New. 8.24 x 5.52 cm.

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Birthday Letters

Hughes, Ted

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998. A Fine/Fine copy protected by Archival Brodart Cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Birthday Letters: Poems

Hughes, Ted

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. PAPERBACK. 0374525811 . New. 2015.

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

London: Faber&Faber, 1998. First Edition. As New/As New in Protector. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Birthday Letters: Poems

Ted Hughes

1999-01-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

1999-05-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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BIRTHDAY LETTERS

Hughes Ted

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. First American edition. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth over boards, lettered in gilt original pictorially decorated dustjacket. (10), (198) pp. A very fine copy in very fine dustjacket. “Ted Hughes’s Birthday Letters are addressed, with just two exceptions, to Sylvia Plath, the poet to whom he was married. They were written over a period of more than twenty-five years, the first a few years after her suicide in 1963. Intimate and candid in manner, they are largely concerned with the psychological drama that led both to the writing of her greatest poems and to her death.”

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Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

1998-01-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Birthday Letters

HUGHES, Ted

London: Faber & Faber, 1998. Book. Fine. Paper Boards. First Edition. (ix) 197pp..

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