BARKER, Ronnie

A Pennyworth Of Art: The Red Album and The Green Album

London: Herbert Press, 1986

Small 4tos, both vols. pp. 96. Red: Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Green: Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Near fine copies, both with a little bumping to spine ends, in near fine dustwrappers with very light edgewear, the red volume with a little bruising to head of spine.

First editions, INSCRIBED BY RONNIE BARKER TO BOB HOLNESS (green): 'To Bob - / with best wishes / and thanks - / Ronnie Barker', AND TO HOLNESS'S WIFE MARY (red): 'To Mary - / with best wishes / Ronnie Barker / '86'.
Ronnie Barker had appeared on Bob 'Blockbusters' Holness's BBC Radio 2 show in 1986 to plug these books, selections from Barker's private collection of vintage postcards.
With Holness's copy of typed research notes on Barker laid in to the Green volume.

Keywords: Ronnie BARKER Bob HOLNESS"

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