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The Goldfish Bowl Married to the Prime Minister 1955-1997

By: Cherie Booth & Cate Haste

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: To Mary with love & respect Cherie x - Many many t

Seller ID: 82198

Condition: Very good

From the library of Harold and Mary Wilson. First edition in a dust jacket, numerous illustrations. Inscribed "To Mary with love & respect Cherie x - Many many thanks for all your kindness and help Cate". Mary Wilson obviously features heavily and contributed to the book. There is also a letter from Cherie Blair to Mary Wilson from 2004 on 10 Downing Street notepaper demonstrating the extent of their relationship. A very nice association between the wives of two long-serving Labour Prime Ministers. The book is in very good condition tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete, slight wear at th... View more info

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Julian Hodge

By: Timothy O'Sullivan

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82150

Controversial financier, well connected with the Labour Party, given a Knighthood by the Harold Wilson government and best known for the commercial Bank of Wales scandal which also involved Jim Callaghan. Nicknamed "the usurer of the Valleys" by Private Eye. A full and affectionate inscription to Harold Wilson dated from the time of the LBW scandal: "To Sir Harold Wilson- the greatest living Statesman- who has done so much to heal the Split Society. And with much affection Julian and Moira March 1982. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of H... View more info