SIGNED BY BETJEMAN
BETJEMAN, John (author). Phillida GILI (illustrator). Archie And The Strict Baptists. [London]; John Murray. 1977.
8vo. Original canary yellow cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt, preserved in laminated pictorial dustwrapper; illustrated throughout with coloured plates by Phillida Gili; a fine and exceptional copy protected by a similarly fine, unclipped, dustwrapper (£2.50).
First edition. This copy is triple signed to the front free endpaper by John Betjeman, the illustrator Phillida Gili, and the book's designer Jonathan Gili. This is a children's story about a teddy bear, illustrated by the daughter of the wood-engraver Reynolds Stone.