Postcard from A. L. Rowse to Waterfield's booksellers, mentioning John Betjeman

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Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Rachael Gardner
2016


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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6859 fol. 47
Title: Postcard from A. L. Rowse to Waterfield's booksellers, mentioning John Betjeman
Dates of Creation: n.d.
Extent: 1 leaf
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

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.


Scope and Content

Postcard from A. L. Rowse to Waterfield's booksellers, mentioning John Betjeman. The postcard depicts St Enodoc's Church, Cornwall.


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Ann Gate, Waterfield's, 19 Jun 2006.


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 6859, fol. 47


Access Point(s)

Rowse | Alfred Leslie | 1903-1997 | author and historian

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