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Alfred Leslie Rowse (1903-1997) was a British author and historian, known for his poetry about Cornwall and studies of Elizabethan England. John Betjeman (1906-1984) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1972. Waterfield's was a secondhand bookshop in Oxford from 1973-2009.
Postcard from A. L. Rowse to Waterfield's booksellers, mentioning John Betjeman. The postcard depicts St Enodoc's Church, Cornwall.
Given by Ann Gate, Waterfield's, 19 Jun 2006.
Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 6859, fol. 47
Rowse | Alfred Leslie | 1903-1997 | author and historian