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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
ISBN 10: 009118360X ISBN 13: 9780091183608
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # TT00556081B

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
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Book Description Hutchinson, London UK, 1974. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Good solid copy. Previous owner details to free front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper with large closed etar to rear, creased and chipped to edges ~ba00 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 32596

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1974. Book Condition: Good. Little wear to boards with slight lean to spine. Content clean with light foxing to endpapers. DJ has little tears to edges. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9993452206

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
Published by Hutchinson of London, London (1974)
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Book Description Hutchinson of London, London, 1974. HB. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st UK. Stated "First Published 1974"Clean, tight copy, no internal marks or underlining. DW is not price-clipped; has lt edgewear and small tears to upper and lower spine and corners; protected by archival mylar cover. Not ex-library. IBallpoint ink squiggle on bottom page edges. Shelved in completely smoke-free environment. Shipped in a box, not a loose plastic envelope and always shipped with confirmation/tracking. Bookseller Inventory # 3554

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
Published by Hutchinson & Co, London (1974)
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Book Description Hutchinson & Co, London, 1974. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Dust jacket unclipped, small tears to edges. Brown cloth with bright brown titling on spine. Name on ffep. Frontis plate. 288 pages including index. b/w photographs clean and tight. The sensation of Mavis Wheeler's trial for shooting her lover, a peer, in a country cottage in Wiltshire has now faded, although mention of it will still bring instant recall to many. But newspaper reports of the case - extraordinary as the circumstances were - never revealed more than part of her story. Roderic Owen, in collaboration with her son Tristan, has now written a moving biography, which shows her as a warm and impulsive woman, the friend and confidante of many of the most fascinating people of the 1930's, the glory and the victim of a social system now vanished. Mavis always claimed she had gypsy blood. In fact she came from an humble background and started work in a mill at 14; but she soon found herself moving in a very different social circle. She married Horace de Vere Cole, England's greatest practical joker, and was for many years the tempestuous mistress of Augustus John (whose beautiful portrait of her is reproduced on the wrapper) . She married Mortimer Wheeler and was divorced. Then came the shock of her trial, gleefully billed in the papers as `The Love Court Drama of the Century'. Mavis kept every possible scrap of information about her life - all the newspaper reports, the documents, briefs, opinions, glosses and counter-glosses. And she made notes all of the time, even in prison - scribbling away on lavatory paper, or under bedclothes, to record events and her reactions to them while they were actually happening. `Beautiful and Beloved' (the words are from her Times obituary) is an evocative, nostalgic book, throwing much new light on Horace de Vere Cole and the ever-intriguing circle of Augustus John. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 136969

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
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Book Description Hutchinson of London, London, 1974. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Photographic (illustrator). First Edition. list of illustrations, acknowledgements and index. Pale gray coloured endpapers. Colour illustrated frontispiece, being a illustration of Mavis de Vere Cole drawn by Augustus John. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs and sketches. Pale brown coloured cloth covered boards with dark brown coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for frontispiece, with dark brown coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The biography of Mavis de Vere Cole / Wheeler, who at one stage or other of her life was, married to Horace de Vere Cole (Britain's greatest practical joker), mistress to Augustus John, married to Mortimer Wheeler, divorced from Mortimer Wheeler and charged and tried for the attempted murder of Lord Vivian. The authors, one being her son, tell not only of the very public person, but also of the warm and impulsive woman who was a friend and confident of many of the fascinating people of the 1930s. Softening to the backstrip with rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges and of the pages. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges with rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and sunning to the fold over panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [7], 8-288 pages, Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 009118360X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091183608. Inventory No: 0115725. Bookseller Inventory # 0115725

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
Published by Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd, London (1974)
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Book Description Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd, London, 1974. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good/VG. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Fawn/brown cloth hardback in minimally edge-torn, edge-creased & chipped DJ. 288pp. with additional b/w iollustrations. Colour frontispiece matching front of DJ. Grey inside covers/eps. Good/VG. The price includes an allowance for any extra UK P&P - the item weighs in excess of 700g. Overseas buyers should contact the seller direct to negotiate appropriate P&P fees. Bookseller Inventory # 8918

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
Published by Hutchinson of London (1974)
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Book Description Hutchinson of London, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1st edition, 1974. Original pictorial dustjacket a little chipped at the top edge (repaired). Pale real cloth very clean. Neat owner's name & date on the front pastedown. Pages very clean & tight. Illustrated. 288 pages. Please note that we send overseas orders only via airmail, and charge accordingly. (Good news! Airmail to European destinations is cheaper than by sea). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14110468936

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
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Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1974. Hard Cover. Book Condition: VG. No Jacket. Second Impression. 8vo. original grey cloth (a little rubbed and marked; lacks dustwrapper); pp. 288, with illustrations. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 018344

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Owen, Roderic; Cole, Tristan De Vere
Published by Hutchinson, London (1974)
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Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. minimal to none shelf wear, dust jacket with small wear along the edges, not price clipped, in protective cover, a very nice copy Size: Octavo . 288 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; De Vere Cole, Mavis, 1908-1970; Biography & Autobiography General. ISBN: 009118360X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091183608. Library of Congress No: 75308672. Dewey Code: 942.082/092/4 B. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 102262. Bookseller Inventory # 102262

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