Fascinating Walking Sticks ENOCH POWELL'S COPY
Bracknell, Berkshire, Salix Books. 1970, First Edition. (ISBN: 0950147400). Cloth, 8vo. Hardback 8vo. 145mm x 225mm tall. (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 205pp with frontispiece cartoon of the Foreword writer Sir Gerald Nabarro, M.P. and 75 plates from b/w photographs by Edward Morgan showing over 280 stick types and varieties. Almost fine, in the original brown cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with slightly rubbed but very good and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. Boothroyd was joint owner of Viking Antiques, Kirton (near Ipswich). Loosely enclosed in this volume is a Viking Antiques trade card with the handwritten, signed, inscription:- "The Rt. Hon J. Enoch Powell, M.P. House of Commons - Kirton/Suffolk 10 Jan/72. Dear Mr. Enoch Powell, You will remember me from 11, Foxgrove Gardens, Felixstowe, earlier correspondence? I do hope you will accept my book which comes to you with this card and I hope you will enjoy it. My second book "Remembering Churchill", still in the embryo stage, is progressing. It could well be a Heinemann effort. Best personal wishes. A.E. Boothroyd". Almost Fine/Very Good. Presentation Copy to Enoch Powell.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 004298
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 109.75 US$ 118.48 | JP¥ 13191]
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