Thorpe, Jeremy ~ In My Own Time, Reminisces Of A Liberal Leader : Signed By The Author With A Complete Composite Set Of ‘The Trial Of The Century’ Cards : With A ‘Liberal Party’ Scrapbook Containing A Signed Letter From Jeremy Thorpe And Clement Freud et al. : With A ‘This Is Liberal Policy’ Flyer And A ‘Evening News Newspaper Headline Flyer Released On The Day Of the Trial Verdicts
Politico Publishing, London : 1999
The First UK printing published by Politico Publishing , London in 1999. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with a bump to the upper rear edge and a small light mark to the upper text-block. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition with just a tiny rub to the upper front corner and a hint of creasing at the upper spine end. The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been signed by the author to the front blank end-paper: ' George, with affection, Jeremy'. Accompanied by a composite set of 'The Trial Of The Century' Cards. The set is complete and is in near fine condition. The original envelope, order form, flyer and the final verdict card is present (which was sent out to subscribers once the trial verdict had been reached). These sets were issued in a numbered limitation. A 'Liberal Party Policy Flyer' is included which bears the image of Jeremy Thorpe to the front cover. This is in near fine condition. In addition is a personal 20 page scrapbook containing Liberal Party press cuttings and material. It includes two tipped in hand signed letters from Jeremy Thorpe and Clement Freud on House of Commons official note paper. There is also a large 'Evening News' newspaper headline Flyer measuring 75.5cm x 51 cm. This was released on the day of the trial verdict and has the headline news : ' Thorpe Case Verdicts'. This flyer has good colouring and has minor creasing where it has been folded and light toning to the edges. An interesting set of items relating to Jeremy Thorpe and his trial which was very successfully adapted for TV in 2018, 'A Very English Scandal', starring Ben Whishaw and Hugh Grant. Collectible.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Near Fine