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The North Ship.

by Larkin, Philip

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The Fortune Press, London. 1945. First edition (only 500 copies printed) of his first book.. Hardback.. Black cloth. VG (light wear to edges; owner's name on FFEP; rear FFEP bear a small inked date, "I.IX.45 Oxford").

The North Ship, Philip Larkin's earliest volume of verse, was first published in August 1945. The introduction, by Larkin himself, explains the circumstances of its publication and the influences which shaped its contents.


  • Bookseller: Much Ado Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23781
  • Title: The North Ship.
  • Author: Larkin, Philip
  • Format/binding:Hardback.
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Fortune Press, London. 1945. First edition (only 500 copies printed) of his first book.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;


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