Birthday Letters. London: Faber & Faber, 1998. Limited Edition of 300 copies Signed by the Author (291). Quarter cloth, paper boards, title in gilt to spine. Fait stain to lower rear board, mild bubbling to endpaper and last few leaves of contents, otherwise a fine copy. A suite of poems in which Ted Hughes writes about the emotional conflicts in his relationship with Sylvia Plath. It was also his final work, first published only months before his death in October 1998.