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Goodwood Journal Magazine of the Goodwood Group of Hotels

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Singapore, Goodwood:

Seller ID: 82253


From The Library of Harold and Mary Wilson. Included is a letter from the Goodwood hotel sending the journal and telling him he was featured on page 36. Wilson was Chairman of The Bank of Credit and Commerce, Hong Kong; an interesting insight to how Wilson spent his retirement years. Needless to say the journal is rare. Soft covers, front cover is faded/sunned: the journal is tightly bound. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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William Shakespeare

By: A L Rowse

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1963

Inscription: For Harold Wilson for holiday reading in the Scill

Seller ID: 82165

Condition: Very good


From the library of Harold and Mary Wilson. October 1963 reprint in a dust jacket. Inscribed on the endpaper "For Harold Wilson for holiday reading in the Scillies Oxford Eecaenia 1965 From ALR". (Encaenia is the ceremony at which the University of Oxford awards honorary degrees to distinguished men and women and commemorates its benefactors. It is held annually on the Wednesday of the ninth week during Trinity Term). Inscribed on the title page "A L Rowse Oxford June 1965". Contains 22 illustrations. The book is in good condition, tightly bound, pages browning but clean and free of markin... View more info

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Memories of The Shtetl Sculptures by Leon Wolowski

By: Abraham Cykiert

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Australia, Globe Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82268


From The Library of Harold & Mary Wilson. First edition, soft cover; inscribed "With admiration to a great man with affection Leon Wolowski". A demonstration of Wilson's lifelong interest in Jewish culture and history. Contains 40 monochrome plates. The book is in very good condition; clean and free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Autobiography

By: Adrian Henri

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82207


From The Library of Harold and Mary Wilson. Inscribed " for Mary Wilson, some words from my life-Adrian Henri 13.11.73". Henri was one of the group of Liverpool Poets who came to prominence in the 70s. The book is tightly bound. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. Covers tending to curl. View more info

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An Improbable Centenary The Life and Times of the Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra 1891-1990

By: Adrian Smith

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Huddersfield, Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestral Society: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82186


From the Library of Harold & Mary Wilson. First edition paperback, inscribed "To Colne Valley's most distinguished son, Lord Wilson of Rievaulx, With all good wishes Adrian Smith 28.X.90.". Foreword by Richard Wainwright, 38 illustrations. The book is unread and in near fine condition. View more info

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All Things Relate

By: Angela Greenhill

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Kitzinger: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82229


From the Library of Harold & Mary Wilson. First edition paperback signed by the poet. Inscribed " With every good wish. Angela Do hope you like them". Foreword by Auberon Waugh, Illustrated by Mary Allan & Others. Very good condition. Covers and page edges a little marked. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Snowdon Public Appearances 1987-1991

By: Antony Armstrong-Jones

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82270


From The Library of Harold & Mary Wilson. First edition in a dust jacket, large size 24x29 cm. Inscribed "To Mary with respect admiration and love Tony". 158 pp., circa 150 photograph plates of celebrities: including Darcy Bussell, Giorgio Armani, Dirk Bogarde, Pierre Cardin, Joan Collins, Roald Dahl, Placido Domingo, Albert Finney, Margot Fonteyn, Graham Greene, Audrey Hepburn, Jeremy Irons, john Major, Mary Quant, Gianni Versace. Lord Snowdon was the outstanding portrait photographer of his generation. From his innovative theatrical photography of the 1950s, through the important re... View more info

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Snowdon Sittings 1979-1983

By: Antony Armstrong-Jones

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82271


From The Library of Harold & Mary Wilson. First edition in a dust jacket, large size 22x28 cm. Inscribed "To Dear Mary with great admiration Yours Tony". Mary Wilson features with John Wells on pages 126/127. Photographs and commentary by Snowdon (Antony Armstrong-Jones); introduction by John Mortimer. 34 colour photographs and 81 duotones; 8.5 x 10.5 inches. Index of sitters; portraits of the actors, writers, musicians, politicians, royally, celebrities, etc. of the UK including Alec Guinness, Ingrid Bergman, Laurence Olivier, Yehudi Menuhin, Rudolf Nureyev, Meryl Streep, Prince Cha... View more info

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Before Your Very Eyes

By: Arthur Askey

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Woburn Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: To Mrs Wilson In case, you miss an episode on the

Seller ID: 82169

Condition: Very good


From The Library of Harold & Mary Wilson. Inscribed "To Mrs Wilson In case you miss an episode on the radio - force yourself to read this. And please thank the P.M. for asking me to the party last night. Much enjoyed by "Big-hearted" Author Arthur Askey 1975". A nice Liverpool connection between one of the most famous comedians of the 20th century and one of the better regarded Prime Ministers. First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. The dust-jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, light fading/sunning on spine and rear. Internally the book is clean, free of markings ... View more info

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The Mystery of the Princes

By: Audrey Williamson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Alan Sutton: 1981

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82208


From The Library of Harold and Mary Wilson. Inscribed "For Mary Wilson as an admirer of her poetry & hoping this will add to her interest in King Richard III Audrey Williamson". Paperback edition. Illustrated. An investigation into a supposed murder by Richard III murder of his two young nephews, the Princes in the Tower has long been questioned. Book is tightly bound, Covers slightly rubbed. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing, a little dusty. View more info

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Seven Ages An autobiography 1888-1927

By: Basil Dean

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82221

Condition: Very good


From the library of Harold and Mary Wilson. First edition in a dust jacket. Signed by the author in the year of publication. Numerous monograph illustrations. The book is in good condition, tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete, unclipped. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. 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

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The Solway Firth

By: Brian Blake

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale & Company: 1974

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82142


Second edition in a dust jacket. Presented to "Mary and Harold with best wishes from Carlisle C.L.P., and signed by the committee officials. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with some wear on extremities, 1cm closed tear on top edge: unclipped showing £3.00 net. View more info

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Memoirs of Selworthy and West Somerset

By: Cicely Elaine Cooper

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Williton, Cox, Sons & Co.: 1966

Inscription: "The Rt. Hon Harold Wilson Prime Minister and Mrs

Seller ID: 82227

Condition: Very good


From the library of Harold and Mary Wilson. Inscribed "to The Rt. Hon Harold Wilson Prime Minister and Mrs Wilson. With best holiday wishes. A tribute of admiration to the courage under immense difficulties, of the P.M. as I have witnessed from this remote corner G J E Cooper". The author has also signed with a note under Cicely apologises for scrawl. The illustrations are from photographs by Iris Hardwick and R Kingsley Tayler. The book is in good condition, tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete, worn at extremities, spine and edges sunned/faded. Internally the book is clean, free of mar... View more info

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My Dartmoor

By: Clive Gunnell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bodmin, Bossiney Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82153


First edition paperback. Introduction by Jeremy Thorpe. Inscribed "In respect and admiration, and the fond hope it may provide moments of relaxation and peace. Clive Gunnell". 15 black-and-white plates plus map of Dartmoor. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. The book is tightly bound, faded/sunned on spine and spine edge on the rear. Edges are browned, likewise the end papers, less so the text block. Internally the book is clean and free of markings. View more info

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The Best of Life

By: David E Scherman

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Life Magazine: 1973

Seller ID: 82261


From the Library of Harold and Mary Wilson. Presented to Harold Wilson on the occasion of his visit to Tong School Bradford 3rd December 1982. Large heavy book, 304 pages. 2nd European edition. The book is tightly bound; internally clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Seven Ages Poetry for a Lifetime

By: David Owen

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82233


From The Library of Harold and Mary Wilson. Inscribed "Best Wishes David". A nice association, Owen was a Labour minister who went on to be a founder member of The SDP. 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

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Living After A Stroke

By: Diana Law & Barbara Paterson

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82192


From the Library of Harold & Mary Wilson. First edition paperback signed by the author (Diana Law). Also includes a rather touching letter from Diana Law. Very good condition. Some light scuffing at the extremities. The book is tightly bound: internally clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Emma Darwin The Inspirational Wife of a Genius

By: Edna Healey

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82241


First edition in a dust jacket, illustrated. Inscribed "To Mary with all good wishes and admiration and affection Ebna Healy". A nice association indicating the lasting friendship between Denis Healey's wife and Mary Wilson. Also included is a letter from Lady Healey together with a photograph of the two women. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. The book is in very good condition, tightly bound and free of markings and foxing. View more info