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Hill, Life at the Limit.

Hill, Life at the Limit.

Hill, Graham. Life at the Limit. [SIGNED]. First Edition. London, William Kimber, 1969. 21 x 14 cm. x, 255 pages. Illustrated with B&W photos. Original dark cloth with gilt title on spine. Inside original decorated dust jacket, now inside archival jacket. Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping, mild edgewear to dust jacket. Mild foxing to edges. Boldly inscribed by the author to Dr. Donal Brooks, who treated his leg after an accident.

Provenance: From the Library of Dr. Donal Meredith Brooks.
Donal Brooks was an eminent orthopaedic surgeon in London who specialised in hand surgery. He was born in Dublin on 10 April 1917, the third son of Edward Clive Brooks, the chairman and managing director of Brooks Thomas and governor of the Royal Bank of Dublin, and Kathleen née Pollock, the daughter of a doctor and one of the first women in Ireland to be awarded a degree. His grandfather, Maurice Brooks, was a Lord Mayor of Dublin.

Our price: EUR 220,-- 

Hill, Life at the Limit.
Hill, Life at the Limit.
Hill, Life at the Limit.
Hill, Life at the Limit.

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