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Going For A Song An Anthology Of Poems About Antiques

By: Bevis Hillier

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Hopcyn Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82112


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, softcover:... View more info

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Early English Porcelain

By: Bevis Hillier

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: To Mary with gratitude and best wishes from the au

Seller ID: 82214

Condition: Very good


From the library of Harold and Mary Wilson. First edition. Inscribed "To Mary with gratitude and best wishes from the author Bevis December 12 2003". Mary Wilson contributed to Hillier's biography of John Betjeman. Numerous coloured and black & white illustrations. The book is in very good condition, light wear to extremities. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Pottery and Porcelain 1700-1914 The Social History of the Decorative Arts

By: Bevis Hillier

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82225


From The Library of Harold and Mary Wilson. Inscribed "To Mary Wilson with the author's best wishes Bevis Hillier May 1979". Contains 16 plates in full colour and 112 pages of black and white illustrations. Mary Wilson helped Hillier with his biography of Betjeman. First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear; unclipped. View more info