THOMAS (R.S.) TARES, FIRST EDITION, 1961; Song at the Year's Turning, fourth impression, 1960, EACH INSCRIBED BY TED HUGHES TO SYLVIA PLATH ON HER BIRTHDAY ("To Sylvia on her birthday with love from Ted, Oct 27th 1961", on front free endpaper), Rupert Hart-Davis (2)
Lot 344
THOMAS (R.S.)
TARES, FIRST EDITION, 1961; Song at the Year's Turning, fourth impression, 1960, EACH INSCRIBED BY TED HUGHES TO SYLVIA PLATH ON HER BIRTHDAY ("To Sylvia on her birthday with love from Ted, Oct 27th 1961", on front free endpaper), Rupert Hart-Davis (2)
Sold for £ 2,375 (US$ 3,146) inc. premium

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The Property of Frieda Hughes
THOMAS (R.S.)
TARES, FIRST EDITION, 1961; Song at the Year's Turning, fourth impression, 1960, EACH INSCRIBED BY TED HUGHES TO SYLVIA PLATH ON HER BIRTHDAY ("To Sylvia on her birthday with love from Ted, Oct 27th 1961", on front free endpaper), the first mentioned with a loosely inserted scrap of manuscript in Ted Hughes' hand used as a bookmark, both in publisher's boards, the second mentioned in a dust-jacket, 8vo, Rupert Hart-Davis (2)

Footnotes

  • SYLVIA PLATH'S COPIES OF TWO VOLUMES OF POETRY BY R.S. THOMAS, given to her as a birthday present by Ted Hughes on 27 October 1961.

    A fragment of manuscript written by Ted Hughes (the names of Eliot, Yeats and Macneice visible) is loosely inserted, presumably used as a bookmark.
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