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Birthday Letters by  Ted Hughes - 1st Edition. 1st Printing - 1998 - from Sweet Beagle Books and Biblio.co.uk

Birthday Letters

by Hughes, Ted

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Faber Faber Inc. As New in As New dust jacket. 1998. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book is unread, a beautiful copy. Poems addressed to his wife, Sylvia Plath, who committed suicide as a young woman. . This is the true first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 200 pages. U2 .

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.


  • Bookseller: Sweet Beagle Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 31229
  • Title: Birthday Letters
  • Author: Hughes, Ted
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: As New in As New dust jacket
  • Edition: 1st Edition. 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0571194729
  • ISBN 13: 9780571194728
  • Publisher: Faber Faber Inc
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1998
  • Keywords: Poetry, Sylvia Plath
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;

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