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The Goons, the Story (Signed by Spike Milligan)

Farnes, Norma (Ed)

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ISBN 10: 1852276797 / ISBN 13: 9781852276799
Published by Virgin, London, 1997
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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This is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges. Please check; thanks.; 4to (8 1/2" x 12") , 192pp. Vg++/vg++. Illustrated white d/jkt, unclipped; very light wear (mild shelf wear) . Blk boards, clean. B/w photos. Nicely documented story of the legendary comic trio of Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe (comic quartet, if you include Eric Sykes) , featuring some scripts from the famous radio programme (including their final appearance in 1972) . Inscribed by Milligan on the title page: "To Barry / Spike Milligan". ISBN 1852276797; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 11435

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Title: The Goons, the Story (Signed by Spike ...

Publisher: Virgin, London

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

About this title


A collection of scripts, sketches, Spike Milligan's personal memorabilia and photographs that make up the history of The Goons. It also includes contributions from Harry Secombe and Eric Sykes. It forms the definitive story of Eccles, Bluebottle, Neddy, Grytpype-Thynne et al.

About the Author:

Norma Fames has been Spike Milligan's manager for more than 30 years, having initially applied for a job as his personal assistant and deciding to give it a try for three months. They have never had a formal contract but sealed their professional relationship with a simple handshake. Norma has previously edited two highly successful volumes of Spike's correspondence, The Spike Milligan Letters which was published in 1977, and More Spike Milligan Letters, published in 1984.

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