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1 Levin, Bernard Hannibal's Footsteps
London Jonathan Cape 1985 0224022733 / 9780224022736 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A near Fine copy with small inscription to half title page with complete dustjacket. It was with great reluctance that the author abandoned the idea of taking elephants in order to follow the path of his hero, the great Carthaginian enemy of Rome, from the Camargue via the Rhone Valley, across the Alps and into Italy, Bernard Levin settled on his own two feet. Map of Hannibals journey to endpapers and illustrated by colour photographs. **** NOT EX LIB *** 
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2 Levin, Bernard If You Want My Opinion
London Jonathan Cape 1992 0224035886 / 9780224035880 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a little light foxing to top edge) with VG+ duatjacket which is not price clipped. An anthology of the author's journalism, and in it he swoops from Gulf War to Glyndebourne, calls in on Gutenberg and Piltdown man, shivers at the thought of female prize-fighters, attacks the moral thuggery of homosexual 'outing' and rescues the name of Hannibal from flesh eating murderers. He raises his voice in praise of Francois Villon and the resurrection of Everyman's Library - irreverent, searching, disarming as ever. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
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3 Levin, Bernard In These Times
London Jonathan Cape 1986 0224024051 / 9780224024051 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xx + 298 pages. 'Freedom, responsibility and art are the themes I now return to most often. I always did write about them, but they now make up a greater, and still increasing, proportion of my writing', declares Bernard Levin in this, the fourth anthology of his journalism. He pleads in this volume not only for the victims of oppression at the hands of foreign totalitarian powers - for Lithuanian Balys Gajauskas in the Gulag and Jaroslav Javorsky suffering in a Czechoslovakian prison - but also for freedom fromfanaticism and jargon in our own society. He explains why the taking of responsibility for our personal actions will soon become the crucial issue of our time, and why the art of Francis Bacon will not. Levin leads us on an old fashioned treasure hunt through Tehran which must have left the Russian embassy there madly trying to decode the 'capitalist sense of humour'. We go to the steps of the Grand Hotel in Brighton just after the bombing and are offered reassurance in the act of Mrs. Thatcher tidying her hair. We stop over at a South African courtroom where five boys charged with murder are let off with dumbfounding leniency, and at an American courtroom where impudence is the order of the day. 
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4 Levin, Bernard Taking Sides
London Jonathan Cape 1970 0224017306 / 9780224017305 First Hard Fine Near Fine 
A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xxi + 290 pages. A collection of Bernard Levin's celebrated journalism, most of the articles originally appeared in The Times and some in the Observer, New Statesman and International Herald Tribune, 
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