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Book Condition: Very good
From the library of Harold and Mary Wilson. Inscribed "Mary with much love Bevis 12.X.14". The book also contains a presentation postcard from Hillier with a view of Magdalen College, Oxford where he was educated. Mary Wilson was an English poet and the wife of Harold Wilson, who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The only prime ministerial spouse to become a centenarian, she died at the age of 102 years, 145 days in 2018. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. First edition, soft cover: compiled and introduced by Bevis Hillier with 94 illustrations by Peter MacKarell. The edges are curled and scuffed, light marking on back cover. Edges also a little marked. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing.