Best-selling prison escape book. Inspired the film McVicar starring Roger Daltrey
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John McVicar, former armed robber and once Britain's most dangerous man, wrote the book while still in prison. He has updated the book and added many previously unpublished photographs.
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Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1974. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. First Edition. 206pp., b/white, author-portrait frontispiece. Book clean. Spine firm, but lightly bumped and cocked (canted). Plain black boards undamaged. Text-block clean, an important erratum slip affixed to contents page, else unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated (author portraits), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge, and shelf worn, together with some title colour fade on spine. The autobiography of England's 'Public Enemy No. 1, vicious criminal John McVicar, currently (at publication, 1974) serving a 25-year term of imprisonment, mainly for violent crime . . . The editor notes that he was denied consulting access to the author during the pre-production of this book, limiting corrections to punctuation and spelling (and resulting in the requirement of the erratum). Contents include: Prelims., Glossary of Prison Slang, Introduction, Part 1/ Jailbreak. Part 2/ McVicar's Defence. Index. Book weight approx. 430g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 009005
Book Description Hutchinson, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. A few stains to the page edges and to some pages. Light foxing to the page edges. There are some sentences inside the book that have been underlined in pencil. Good reading copy. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005550513
Book Description Hutchinson, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere ALL ITEMS POSTED NEXT WORKING DAY. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000949004
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001451018
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003221227
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003103626