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Books Wanted

J. D. B. McCLEERY: 'The McCleery Method of Billiard Playing' (San Francisco 1890). A Mc- Cleery, 32 Plewlands Gardens, Edinburgh. GESTA ROMANORUM (translated Charles Swan) and 'Buddhist Birth Stories' (Jataka Tales). M. Ivens, 40 Doughty St, London WCIN 2LF.

JAMES REEVES: 'The Road to a Kingdom' (Faber). J. Boston, 36 Gedling Rd, Arnold, Not- tingham NG5 6NW. Tel: 0602 201223 (eves). THE GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY by M. R. James. M. Swindells, Ridings, Whalky Old Rd, Billington, Blackburn, Lanes BB6 9JF. MY GRANDMOTHERS AND I by Diana Holman Hunt. M. Holder, Balsam House, Win- canton BA9 9HT, THE ENGLISH IN SOUTH AMERICA by M. G. Mulhall (1878). David Low, Emmington, Chinnor, Oxford OX9 4AA.

JAMES BOSWELL: 'Boswell in Extremes' and 'Portraits' by Sir Joshua Reynolds (both in the Yale editions of the private papers of James Boswell). Dr Rose, Horsepools House, The Edge, Stroud, Glos GL6 6NJ.

THE SATURDAY BOOK, any volumes. E. Z. Marles, 47 West Saint Helen Street, Abingdon, Oxon.

T. S. MATTHEWS: 'Name and Address'. R. Hamilton, 2 Rockleaze, Bristol BS9 IND. Tel: 0272 681259.

SIR GORDON TAYLOR: 'Pacific Cruise' or any books on flying. W. Moore, Kees, Blundel Lane, Stoke d'Abernon, Cobham, Surrey. THE ART OF BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION by Wilfrid Blunt (Collins c. 1950). D. Green I I Englewood Rd, London SW12 9PA.

WHO IS SYLVIA? by Terence Rattigan and 'The Outsider' by Ernesto Sabato. M. Parr, lone, 2 West fa Rd, Uplands, Swansea SA2 OPR. THE SON OF GRIEF(a cricket novel) by Dudley Carew. E. P. Mcrrith, Bolterburgwey 12, 4030 Ratingen 6, Hose!, Germany. REMINISCENCES by H. Beauchamp and 'Retrospect and Prospect' by G. J. Cholmondeley. T. P. Cholmondely, Brown's Piece, Piddington, Bicester, Oxfordshire. THE MISSING SHIP or The Log of the Ouzel Gallery by W. H. G. Kingston (1913). Stuart, 18 The Close, Norwich NRI 4DZ. Tel: 0603 618630. THE SECRET WAR by Gerald Pawle (Harrap 1957). D. E. W. Spencer, Amesbury School, Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6BL.

LEO PERUTZ: 'The Marquis of Bolibar' (Bodley Head). H. Greene, 10 Palace Gate, Lon- don W8.

MARTIN MIDDLEBROOK: 'The First Day of the Somme' and 'Lady Unknown, a Biography of Angela Burden Courts'. R. Beaver, 65 Eccle- shall Ave, Oxley, Wolverhampton, W. Midlands.

THE FOUNTAIN by Charles Morgan. Nigel Simpson, 11 Weetwood Crescent, Leeds LSI6 5NS.

ARABELLA BOXER'S GARDEN COOKBOOK (Sphere Books) and 'A Handbook for Travellers in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka' (John Murray), re- cent edition. Mrs Collett, 101 The Grove, West Wickham, Kent.

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COMPLETE AND FREE by Eric Williams and 'Theory and Practice of Playwriting' by John Henry Lawson. David J. E. Scrivens:1401, 23 Lascelles Blvd, Toronto, Ontario M4V 2B9, Canada.

THE PHOENIX HOUR author unknown. J. Bruce, 15 Hollins Walk, Reading RG3 2BU. THE REBECCA RIOTS by David Williams (University of Wales Press). D. Barnes, `Mur- murteifi', Pontrhydfendigaid, Dyfed SY25 6EH. SUMMER FIELDS REGISTER (2nd edition c. 1964). G. Wilcock, La Boric Blanche, 24556 Villefranche-du-Perigord. France.

THE BERTRAMS by Anthony Trollope and 'Secret Lives' by E. F. Benson. M. Friedlander, 7 Eagle Lane, Snaresbrook, London El 1 IPE. THE QUEENS OF THE HIVE by Edith Sitwell (Penguin). T. Koopman, 70 Eaton Place, Lon- don SW IX 8AT.

THE COMIC LATIN GRAMMAR by Percival Leigh (London 1840) and 'Olivia by Olivia' by Dorothy Bussy. M. G. L. Leigh, 20 Woodside Ave, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 ILL IDA by Gertrude Stein (1940). Mrs MacAndrew, Holmwood House, Mid Holmwood, Dorking, Surrey RH5 4HE.

HISTORY OF THE 79TH ARMOURED DIVI- SION (Priv. ptd. Hamburg 1945) and 'Gone Away Lake' by Elizabeth Enright. L. Styles, 36 Barton Hill Road, Torquay, Devon TO2 BJD. LUNACHARSKI: 3 plays and 'Voyages to the Moon and the Sun' by Cyrano de Bergerac (trans. Richard Aldington). M. Ivens, 40 Doughty St, London WC1N 2LF.

EARLY lEA HOBART PAPERS. No 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21. Mark Loveday, CPS, 27 Whitehall, London SW1. THE TERROR OF TOBERMORY by Richard Baker. Mrs Merrick Raynor, Bumpitt Cottage, Lynsted, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 OEP. SURGEON HENRY'S TRIFLES — Events of a Military Life edited by Pat Hayward (Chatto 1970) and 'The Path of Glory — Being the Memoirs of the Extraordinary Military Career of John Shipp written by Himself', edited by C. J. Stranks (Chatto 1970). Simon Lebus, Cokenach House, Bark way, Royston, Herts.

CAM: 'Margaret Fieldmouse' & other children's books (John Lane). Mrs W. E. Gatacre de Stuers, Wiersserallee 7, 7251 LH Vorden, Netherlands.

ITALIAN PROSE USAGE by Shewring. Dr Lewis, 30 Main Street, Heslington, York YO1 5EG.

THE FELLOW-TRAVELLERS by David Caute and 'The Invisible Wilting' by Arthur Koestler, Gary Mead, 63 Warwick Road, Banbury, Oxon.

A TRAVELLLER'S GUIDE TO SAINTS IN EUROPE by Mary Sharp (Hugh Evelyn 1965). Brian Lane, Kirchengasse 40/2/22, 1070 Wien, Austria.

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