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Guzman, Go Home and other stories (inscribed to Ted Hughes)

Alan Sillitoe, [Ted Hughes]
1968
pp169 Alan Sillitoe's short story collection inscribed by the author to English poet Ted Hughes, "For Ted from Alan", to front free end paper. The book is very good in clean brown cloth, text block edges dusty, clean and crisp pages in a tight binding; in a very good dust jacket, nicked and creased to spine ends and corners, not price clipped. Prov… Read more…
#4623

£275.00

The Craft of the Potter, A Practical Guide to Making Pottery

Michael Casson
1977
pp128 A practical, well illustrated guide to making pottery published following a BBC television series. Near fine in glossy photographic wrappers, sunned spine and one corner creased but overall very fresh and clean. Blind stamp to title page of British potter Harry Horlock Stringer, with tipped in Christmas card inscribed by the author "Happy Chr… Read more…
#4640

£55.00

Exercises at the Ceremony of Unveiling The Statue of John Marshall, May 10, 1884

William Henry Waite
1884
pp 94 [frontispiece] An account of the unveiling of the statue to the American Founding Father and fourth Chief Justice of the United States, John Marshall. Publisher's dark green cloth with title in gilt to upper cover, rubbing to boards. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard of the statue by William Wetmore Story which depicts Marshall wearing… Read more…
#4642

£65.00

My New Picture Book

1860
pp35 A delightful Victorian children's picture book, the linen backed pages are fully illustrated in colour with charming characters and interesting period details such as Brunel's SS Great Eastern which was launched in 1858. The topics covered include birds, nursery songs, wild and tame animals, the way we travel, Robinson Crusoe and Punch and Jud… Read more…
#4643

£90.00

Notes on the Beaver Pedigree collected by Arthur Hill, Cadnam, Hants 1913

Arthur Hill, Frederick Tyssen Mackinley Beaver
1913
Unpublished manuscript. A large notebook containing a very well researched history of the Beaver family compiled by Arthur Hill of Cadnam, Hampshire; some information was supplied by Colonel Frederick Tyssen Mackinley Beaver born in 1852. Very good in rubbed marbled boards with red leather spine, worn to ends, marbled end papers, a firm binding, 42… Read more…
#4646

£65.00

Ord Family Commonplace Book

William Ord, H M Ord
1875
A 19th century commonplace book by members of the Ord family. The unpublished manuscript covers over half of the book; numbered pages 1-47 are written by one neat hand in German, a further 60 pages of the notebook are completed in English by several different authors. This includes sections on homeopathy, the beauty of women and the language of the… Read more…
#4647

£100.00

Inside Story by Peter Ransley

Peter Ransley
1986
A rehearsal script for episode two of the Anglian Television drama series 'Inside Story' in which Lord Wilson of Rievaulx played himself appearing at an awards dinner, although the script reveals that the part was originally written for Prince Charles. Near fine, 117 sheets of pink paper, printed on one side only, some annotations in ink to Harold… Read more…
#4648

£150.00

Minutes of the Meetings of the Tottenham Waste Land Committee 1887-1900

1887
150pp Ledger of minutes of meetings dealing with tenancies and land use in North London, including footpaths, rivers and waterways, railway applications (development of the 'Metropolitan Outer Circle Railway'). Many letters to the committee are transcribed. In embossed leather covers, smart marbled edges and end papers, index tabs. Good plus, leath… Read more…
#4649

£75.00

A Study in Public Finance (Harold Wilson's student copy)

A C Pigou
1929
Jesus College Prize, bound with the college crest in gilt to the upper cover. Very good in green cloth, spine sunned, edges browned, bookseller's ticket of 'Parker & Son, Oxford'. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his wife Mary who died recently at the age of 102. During his lifetime Harold Wils… Read more…
#4655

£60.00

Principles of Political Economy with some of their applications to social philosophy (Harold Wilson's student copy)

John Stuart Mill
1936
Jesus College Prize, bound with the college crest in gilt to the upper cover. Edited with an introduction by Sir W J Ashley. Very good in blue cloth which has a short tear to the head of the spine, otherwise the covers are fresh, edges lightly soiled. There is a marginal mark on page 561 which highlights a passage concerning the excess of supply of… Read more…
#4656

£85.00

The Common Sense of Political Economy, Volumes I and II (Harold Wilson's Gladstone Prize copy)

Philip H Wicksteed
1934
Volume One February1935 and Volume Two 1934. Harold Wilson's Gladstone Prize Books, embossed in gilt for Harold Wilson with 'Oxoniensis Academia' crest to upper cover. The 'Gladstone Memorial Prize' bookplate appears on the front paste-down with Wilson's ownership signature: 'J H Wilson, Jesus College, 1936'. Bookseller's ticket from Blackwells, Ox… Read more…
#4657

£68.00

The Plays of John Galsworthy (Harold Wilson's Gladstone Prize copy)

John Galsworthy
1935
Harold Wilson's Gladstone Prize Book, embossed in gilt with 'Oxoniensis Academia' crest to upper cover. The 'Gladstone Memorial Prize' bookplate appears on the front paste-down with Wilson's ownership signature: 'J H Wilson, Jesus College, 1936'. Bookseller's ticket from Blackwells, Oxford. Hardcovers, green cloth, very good, the covers are clean w… Read more…
#4661

£55.00

Great Britain from Adam Smith to the Present Day: An Economic and Social Survey (Harold Wilson's Gladstone Prize copy)

C R Fay
1935
A new impression of the Third Edition from December 1935. Harold Wilson's Gladstone Prize Book, embossed in gilt with 'Oxoniensis Academia' crest to upper cover. The 'Gladstone Memorial Prize' bookplate appears on the front paste-down with Wilson's ownership signature: 'J H Wilson, Jesus College, 1936'. Bookseller's ticket from Blackwells, Oxford.… Read more…
#4669

£90.00

The Best of Hazlitt (Harold Wilson's schoolboy copy)

William Hazlitt, P P Howe [compiled by]
1932
Prime Minister Harold Wilson's schoolboy copy neatly signed 'H Wilson VI MOD' to front free end paper; occasional marginal marks in pencil. Near fine in tan cloth with black titles, edges lightly spotted but the pages are crisp and clean in a firm binding. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his w… Read more…
#4670

£90.00

Phaeton and Other Stories from Ovid (Harold Wilson's schoolboy copy)

Ovid, G M Edwards [edited by]
1932
Prime Minister Harold Wilson's schoolboy copy neatly signed 'H Wilson 6' to front free end paper; extensive pencil annotations throughout the text. Near fine in tan cloth with black titles, the pages are crisp in a firm binding and clean apart from black marks on page 31. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold… Read more…
#4671

£85.00

Titi Livi Ab Urbe Condita Liber II 1-40 (Harold Wilson's schoolboy copy)

Livy, C W Baty [edited by]
1933
Prime Minister Harold Wilson's schoolboy copy neatly signed 'H Wilson 6' to front free end paper; occasional pencil markings. Very good in pale blue cloth with black titles, slight spine lean, spine sunned and rubbed to the edges, the pages are crisp and clean. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and… Read more…
#4672

£70.00

Voltaire's The Age of Louis XIV

Voltaire, [translated by] Martyn P Pollack
1934
In very good condition in red cloth, spine darkened, minor signs of handling, the edition is undated. Neat ownership inscription to ffep of J Harold Wilson, March 1934. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his wife Mary who died recently at the age of 102. During his lifetime Harold Wilson kept the… Read more…
#4678

£68.00

Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln
1910
In very good condition in brown cloth, hinge just starting to crack. Probably Wilson's father's copy, later inherited; some pencil markings to the margins, laid in newspaper article concerning the health of the Dean of Durham, Dr C A Alington. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his wife Mary who… Read more…
#4682

£90.00

Critical and Historical Essays by Thomas Babington Macaulay, Volumes One and Two

Thomas Babington Macaulay
1910
In very good condition in tan cloth, the edition is undated. Ownership inscription to half title page of James Herbert Wilson, Harold Wilson's father's copy, later inherited. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his wife Mary who died recently at the age of 102. During his lifetime Harold Wilson ke… Read more…
#4683

£65.00

Essays Literary and Critical by Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold
1907
In very good condition in tan cloth, the edition is undated. Ownership inscription to ffep of J H Wilson 8/7/07, Harold Wilson's father's copy, later inherited. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his wife Mary who died recently at the age of 102. During his lifetime Harold Wilson kept the book in… Read more…
#4684

£65.00

Selected Speeches of the Rt Honble John Bright MP on Public Questions

John Bright
1907
Ownership inscription to ffep of J H Wilson, Crumpsall, Feb 1908, Harold Wilson's father's copy, later inherited. Good plus in brown cloth, head of spine nicked, white stains to upper cover and ink marks to the text block edge, internally very good. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his wife Mar… Read more…
#4685

£65.00

The Constitutional History of England: A Course of Lectures Delivered by F W Maitland (Harold Wilson's student copy)

F W Maitland
1926
[xxviii] pp 548 Bound in blue cloth, good, covers lightly marked and worn to the corners, spine detached but present and complete. Signed to front free end paper 'J H Wilson, Jesus, Oxon'; a previous owner's signature has been crossed out. A very well-read copy with underlining, doodles and annotations throughout, especially to the end papers where… Read more…
#4688

£275.00

Poems of James Russell Lowell (Harold Wilson's student copy)

James Russell Lowell
1912
[vi] pp 630 The Oxford Edition of the works of American poet, critic and diplomat James Russell Lowell. Bound in green cloth, very good, front hinge starting to crack, bookseller's ticket of Parker & Sons, Oxford. Ownership signature to front free end paper of 'J H Wilson 1934'. There are detailed pencil annotations to the poem "The Present Crisis"… Read more…
#4689

£125.00

Cobden (Harold Wilson's student copy)

Ian Bowen
1935
pp 144 A life of Richard Cobden (1804-1865), the British politician best known for his successful fight for repeal of the Corn Laws and his defense of free trade. Bound in red cloth, very good, covers rubbed to edges, one black mark to the upper cover, the pages are bright and crisp, bookseller's ticket of B H Blackwell, Oxford. Neat ownership sign… Read more…
#4690

£65.00

The Condition of Britain (Harold Wilson's copy)

GDH and MI Cole
1937
pp 471 First edition, second impression from April 1937 by English political theorist G D H Cole. Very good, bound in dark grey cloth, spine and corners rubbed, edges lightly finger marked, a well read copy, bookseller's ticket of B H Blackwell, Oxford. Neat ownership signature to front free end paper of 'J H Wilson Univ'. This book comes from the… Read more…
#4692

£110.00