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Books Wanted

ANGELA THIRKELL. Novels by Mrs Thirkell in hardback or paperback. Titles and cost to Lady Gaddum, 10 Dogget Lane, Fulbourn, Cambridge CBI 5BT.

PAUL TILLICH. Any of the books of sermons. John Bruton, 324 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 5BU.

W. F. SKENE: 'Four Ancient Books of Wales', 2 vols, wanted in any condition. F. Pitt-Kethley, 11 Edward Rd, St Leonards, East Sussex TN37 6ES.

NO BED FOR BACON by Caryl Brahms, '1 Want' by Nell Dunn and Adrian Henri, and 'The Greater Trumps' by Charles Williams. Write to: L. C. Hudson, 6 Whitcombe Rd, Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3NB.

PURNELL: 'History of the World in the 20th Century, 8 vols. Ms Nicky Myerson, c/o Westfield College, Kidderpore Ave, Hampstead, London NW3 7ST.

TALKS WITH BANDSMEN by A. Rose and any book on military music by H. G. Farmer. J. Webb, 54 Princedale Rd, London W11. Tel: 01-221 0274.

FROST AND FIRE (1864/5), 'A Short American Tramp' (1865) and 'My Life in Nor- mandy' (1863). All published in Edinburgh and written by John Francis Campbell. Write to Frank Thompson, 5 Mill Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Condition not important.

BRITISH PYRALID AND PLUME MOTHS by B. P. Beirne, 'Collecting and Breeding But- terflies and Moths' by B. Worthington-Stuart and 'Beetles of the British Isles' by E. F. Linssen. All published by F. Warne. S. J. Goodchild, 32 Wathen Rd, Leamington Spa, Warwicks CV32 SUX.

STUDIES IN THE SCRIPTURES by Charles Tare Russell (complete set), 'Faith on the March' by A. H. Macmillan (America 1957), 'Realities of War' by Phillip Gibbs, any book of 'Spec- tator' writings by Peter Fleming, '1914' by James Cameron, 'The Bedside Guardian' 1-6, and Modern English Bible translations. Write stating cost and condition to Ward's, Sunny Bank Farm, Norwood, Otley, Yorkshire.

THE COLONIAL OFFICE LIST, vols 1946-1960, 'Colonial Office Annual Reports', 'The Colonial Territories', vols 1947/48 to 1952, 'Report of the Nyasaland Commission of In- quiry' (Devlin Report 1959) 'Report of the Com- mission of Inquiry into Disturbances in the Gold Coast' (The Watson Report) 1948, 'Kenya, Pro- posals for a Reconstruction of Government', 1954, 'Cyprus 1960 White Paper', all Command Papers, N. Percy, Granada TV, 36 Golden Square, London WI

CYRIL CONNOLLY: 'The Missing Diplomats' and 'Previous Convictions'. Also Benezit's 'Dic- tionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs', 1955. Cost and condition to: Tim Browne, 1244 South Gertruda Ave, Redondo , Beach, Ca 90277, U.S.A.

THRESHOLDS OF PEACE by Matthew Barry Sullivan (Hamish Hamilton). M. Borman, 24 Bromefield, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 1AB.

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