The Story of Peter Townsend - Norman Barrymaine (1st edition, 1958) - vintage book
The Story of Peter Townsend - Norman Barrymaine (1st edition, 1958) - vintage book
The Story of Peter Townsend - Norman Barrymaine (1st edition, 1958) - vintage book
The Story of Peter Townsend - Norman Barrymaine (1st edition, 1958) - vintage book
The Story of Peter Townsend - Norman Barrymaine (1st edition, 1958) - vintage book

The Story of Peter Townsend - Norman Barrymaine (1st edition, 1958) - vintage book

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Biography of the RAF officer and suitor of Princess Margaret - World War 2 / British royal interest - FREE UK P&P
£11.50

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The Story of Peter Townsend - Norman Barrymaine (1st edition, 1958) - vintage book
 
Norman Barrymaine, "The Story of Peter Townsend" (London, Peter Davies Ltd, 1958, first edition). Vintage hardback book (blue cloth boards, silver titles to spine) with original dustwrapper, 206pp plus title, contents and introductory pages and 24 pages of black and white illustrations, measuring approximately 14.9 x 21.7 x 3cm (5.85 x 8.55 x 1.2in). A biography of Group Captain Peter Townsend, the RAF officer who served in the Second World War - participating in the Battle of Britain as a squadron leader - and was later appointed Equerry to King George VI, but is best remembered for his romance with Princess Margaret.
 
The dustjacket is faded to the spine with considerable discoloration, foxing and other marks together with considerable age wear including several tears and creases, bumping and slight loss to edges and corners, wear to the folds, and scratches, indentations and small patches of loss to the surface, but has not been price-clipped; there is some marking and discoloration to the cover together with moderate edge and corner wear; the pages (and likewise the inside covers and endpapers) are discoloured with considerable foxing (especially to the edges) and other occasional marks together with moderate edge wear, whilst the front endpaper bears a previous owner's name in blue ballpoint together with an original pre-decimal price and date code in pencil.
 
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Brand Peter Davies
Code 5/558
Condition Used