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BOOKS (please note: purchaser pays for postage and packing at cost)

My publications (see my home page)
Non-fiction - first editions & other editions
Fiction - first editions & other editions
Drama, theatre, music & poetry
MAPS & GUIDES from all over the world, up to 60 years old
AUTO & MOTOR magazines, manuals, programmes, brochures (including motor racing memorabilia)

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BOOKS (info includes: year of publication, title, author, asking price. Contact me for other information). All books hardback unless stated otherwise. Numerous collectors' editions. Also newspapers & magazines from way back when (see further down).

BOOKS - NON-FICTION (year of publication, title, author/editor, asking price - negotiable))

First editions
1946 Everyman's Dictionary of Music (Blom, pub Dent) 1st edn. £9
1959 Window box gardening 1st edn. £2
1974 Atlas of the sea 1st £4
1978 Gardener's delight 1st edn. £3
1985 England is a garden, Catherine HAMILTON, 1st edn. £3
1985 AA guide to Towns & Villages of Britain 1st edn. £4
1987 Folk Songs of Old Hampshire (ed Browne) paperback £2
1996 Shrubs & trees 1st edn. £3

Other editions
1907 Essays, Francis BACON £12
1930s School atlas £3
1931 Philips School Atlas £2
1933 (or earlier) New Pictorial Atlas £2
1935 Latin / English Dictionary (Longman) £3
1936 Cathedrals of England, Batsford & Fry £9 3rd ed.
1954 TEACH YOURSELF The Speaker and Debater 1954 £3
Late 1950s/early 1960s Companion Book Club set of 7, illustrated (reasonable condition, without dust jackets) £15 or £3 each:
1. Gorillas were my neighbours, Fred MERFIELD (before gorillas were protected, but fascinating)
2. Sheila in the wind, Adrian HAYTER (epic and famous solo sailing adventure, England to Australia)
3. Brothers and others in law, Henry CECIL (filmed by Boulting Bros)
4. The heart has its reasons, DUCHESS of WINDSOR (Wallis Simpson's autobiography)
5. Leopard in my lap, Michaela DENIS (glamour and wildlife, 1950s-style, as seen on TV!)
6. Ride a rhino, Michaela DENIS
7. The phantom major, Virginia COWLES (about the SAS during WWII)
1960 Aku Aku (Easter Island), Thor HEYERDAHL £5 Book club ed.
1960 The Life of Dr Johnson (Dr Samuel Johnson), James BOSWELL (Heron) £5
1967 The happy highways, R CROFT-COOKE £4
1991 Greek myths, Robert GRAVES £3
1994 Author's guide to publishing, Michael LEGAT, softback £2
AND MORE - please contact me with details of what you are looking for...


First editions
GLOAG John, Artorius Rex, (historical fiction, about King Arthur, ex-library copy) £2

Other editions
SEWELL Anna, Black Beauty pre-1944 £2
Late 1950s/early 1960s Companion Book Club set of 16, average condition but complete, no dust jackets £20, or £2 each:
Nigel BALCHIN, The Fall of the Sparrow
H E BATES, The Sleepless Moon
Norah LOFTS, Afternoon of an Autocrat
John MASTERS, Fandango Rock
John MOORE, September Moon
Warren TUTE, The Rock (historical novel about Gibraltar during World War 2)
John WINTON, We saw the sea/Down the hatch (naval comedies, sequels to We Joined the Navy)
I A R WYLIE, The Undefeated (historical novel set in France during and after World War 2)
AND MORE - please contact me with details of what you are looking for...

DRAMA, MUSIC & POETRY (see also 1st editions, above)
CHAUCER Wife of Bath paperback 1969 £1
1904 Complete works of TENNYSON £7 Pub. Macmillan
RATTIGAN Terence, Separate Tables hdbk 1st £3
Many other plays - please ask
400 Questions on Rudiments of Music (about 1932) paperback £2
Music: Debussy (Clair de Lune, Des Pas sur la Neige, Snow is Dancing) £1
Music: Schumann - Easy piano (15 pieces) £2
Music: Chopin - Easy piano (15 pieces) £2
Music: Senneville - Ballade pour Adeline (Clayderman) £1
Music: Soft Rock Collection 3 - (16 songs for piano/guitar) £2

AND MORE - please contact me with details of what you are looking for...

Spanish newspapers 20.9.74 £5
In Flight International mag 1987/88 £1
Fear magazine 31 7.91 £1
Storyline magazine issue 1 9.88 £1
Private Eye magazine 1024 5.4.01 £1
S Times mag (Sheen/Kennedy) 13.11.83 £1
Paris Match 26.12.80 £2
S Telegraph mag (Marilyn industry) 1.3.81 £2
Not! The 9 o'clock news pic 1981 £3
Greek newspaper 25.10.84 £1
Greek newspaper 5.3.82 £1
Greek newspaper 23.3.83 £1
New Standard royal honeymoon 30.7.81 £2
Sunday People Charles & Diana royal wedding issue 26.7.81 £5
Daily Express Charles & Diana royal wedding issue 30.7.81 £5
Daily Mail Charles & Diana royal wedding issue 30.7.81 £5
Private Eye magazine 708 3.2.89 £2


Shell map C Eng & Wales 1960s £1
OS119 Buxton & Dovedale 1979 £2
OS197 Chichester 1974 £2
1920s Llandudno & N Wales, Ward Lock illustrated guide book, £9. Illustrated.
First OS map reprint (~1990) Dorking & Kingston, Sheet 79 £3
First OS map reprint (~1990) Winchester & The Solent, Sheet 86 £3
SW London map 1950? £2
S&E England (Esso) 1950? £1
SW London OS map 170 1965 £2
Surrey road map large scale 1950 £2
OS sheet 169 Aldershot 1959 £2
Surrey map (cloth) Bartholomews) 1959 £4
London & suburbs 1950? £2
Shropshire half-inch, Sheet 12, ~1950 £4
The Solent one inch, Sheet 180, 1953 £4
AND MORE - please contact me with details of what you are looking for...

Iowa highway map 1958 £3.00

FRANCE 1990s (Bordeaux, Oloron Sainte Marie)
GREECE 1980s (Athens, Santorini, Crete, Knossos, Acropolis)
SPAIN 1980s (Ronda)
UK WALES 1920s Llandudno & N Wales, Ward Lock illustrated guide book, £9. Illustrated.
USA 1990s (Arkansas)

Saab is safest leaflet 1989 £1
Goodwood motor racing memorabilia -- please ask for details
AND MORE - please contact me with details of what you are looking for...

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All prices negotiable. Buyer collects or pays postage, packing and insurance (if required). Please do not send payment until you have been informed of postage and packing cost. Be aware that postage for books may be several £s because of the weight. I may be able to deliver locally (SW Wales) - ask for a quote. Payment accepted: credit or debit card (through PayPal to: tonyholkham@gmail.com); cash (if collecting), sterling cheque. Items despatched 2nd class post within 3 working days of receipt of cleared payment.

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