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LINES OF DISSENT : Writing from the New Statesman 1913-1988

By Howe, Stephen (Editor). Introduction by Christopher Hitchens

London: Verso, 1988. 376pp., several section heading b/white line-drawn illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards lightly bumped on front panel foredge. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased only. "Published to mark the 75th birthday of the 'New Statesman' 'Lines Of Dissent' collects some of the most powerful, the most controversial, and a little of the most eccentric writing from throughout the magazine's history . . . This anthology, whilst concentrating on the immense range and richness of the NS's interventions in political debate, also includes an exciting selection of artistic and cultural coverage. Introduction by Christopher Hitchens. Contents include: Foreword: Stuart Weir, Preface: Stephen Howe, Introduction, Part One: 1913-1930, Part Two: 1930-1945, Part Three: 1945-1960, Part Four: 1960-1974, Part Five: 1974-1987, Index of Contributors. Book weight approx. 700g. . First U.K. Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


AMERICAN HOAX : Undercover in the USA (sort of). (Signed Copy)

By Firth, Charles

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Macmillan, 2006. 272pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Author's signature to title page, else leaves clean and unmarked, with a soft corner crease to several. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Direct from The Chaser, Charles Firth's explosive expose has enraged critics by smashing the American dream into a Million Little Pieces . . . part expose, part war on reality, mildly delusional and completely strange, 'American Hoax' is an utterly true account of America in the 21st century . . . " Book weight approx. 445g. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


CHURCHILL 1874-1915

By Morgan, Ted

London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. 571pp., b/w half-tone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square, spine firm, gilt title thereon. Leaves clean, very mild uniform tanning. Unclipped, illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has very mild edgewear and blind indentations. A reconstruction of the first forty years of Churchill's life, related with candour, humanity and intimate detail. Contents include: Childhood, Soldiering, Fame, Parliament, Colonial office, Board of Trade, Home Office, Admiralty in peace, Ditto war, Dardanelles, Duchy of Lancaster, Notes and Index. Book weight approx. 995g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . 1st. U.K.Edition,. Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong]. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.