LARKIN, Philip. High Windows. London: Faber and Faber, 1974.
8vo. Original grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt; original unclipped dustwrapper; pp. 42; lower panel with subtle patch of damp staining, some small white spots along outer hinges; internally clean, with some light spots to endpapers; still a very good copy in marginally toned unclipped jacket; near fine.
First edition of the second collected poems to be published after the success of The Whitsun Weddings in 1964. Containing the infamous "This be the verse", beginning with the line "They f*** you up, your mum and dad".