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First edition in a dust jacket, initially from the publisher's library, 2 stamps on the endpapers and rear of frontispiece. Edited by A J P Taylor. Prime Minister Harold Wilson's copy of Pitt the Younger, with Wilson's name to the front end paper with numerous underlinings and annotations throughout. Fascinating insight into Wilson's character and influences, page 110, listed on front flap of dust jacket; "At the heart of it all there was a loneliness that was both palliated and perpetuated by unremitting hard work", heavily underlined, very poignant. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. The book is tightly bound, edges are browned. Dust jacket is worn to the extremities, significant and associated creasing to bottom left corner; unclipped showing £3.25. Numerous illustrations.