A Set of All 12 (Auto)Biographies – First Editions SIGNED by the entire 1966 England World Cup Winning Team

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A Set of All 12 (Auto)Biographies – First Editions SIGNED by the entire 1966 England World Cup Winning Team

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A Set of All 11 (Auto)Biographies – SIGNED by the 1966 England World Cup Winning Team. Each are, as described below, in very good (or better) condition and all without named inscription.
Banks, Gordon. Banksy.
London: Michael Joseph, 2002.
First edition, first printing. Published by Michael Joseph in London, 2002. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper has only very slight rubbing to the top edge and has not been price clipped. The boards are tight and free from chips and marks and the text blocks are white throughout. The authors signature is present on the full title page in blue ink. Overall, this is a fine copy.

Cohen, George. The Autobiography.
London: Greenwater Publishing, 2003.
First edition, first printing. Published by Greenwater Publishing in London, 2003. This is a very near fine copy. The dust wrapper is white and crisp, with some slight toning at the top edge. It has not been price clipped. The boards are free from notable wear and the text blocks are bright and white throughout. The authors signature is flatsigned in dark ink to the full title page. Overall, this is a very near fine copy.

Charlton, Jack. Charlton.
London: The Partridge Press, 1996.
First edition, first printing. Published by The Partridge Press in London, 1996. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper is bright and clean throughout and with very little wear to note aside from minimal bumping to the spine tips. It has not been price clipped and shows the original £16.99 net price. The boards are free from wear and the text blocks are clean throughout. The authors signature is signed in black ink to the title page ‘with best wishes’. Overall, this is a fine copy of a nice signed title.

Powell, Jeff [Bobby Moore] Bobby Moore.
London: Everest Books Limited, 1976.
First edition, first printing. Published by Everest Books Limited, London, in 1976. A very good copy. It is inscribed ‘Best wishes, Bobby Moore’ in blue ink. The dust wrapper, with frontal portrait of Moore is slightly toned and without notable wear, but with a moderate tear on the rear panel and slight rubbing throughout. It has not been price clipped and shows the original £4.25 net price, which has been scribbled out in blue ink. The maroon cloth boards, with gilt title, are free from chips and marks. The text blocks are bright and clean. Overall, this is a very good copy of a scarce signed title.

Charlton, Bobby. Forward for England.
London: Pelham Books, 1967.
First edition, first printing. Published by Pelham Books in London, 1967. This is a very good copy. The dust wrapper suffers from some mild rubbing to the front and rear panels, also at the edges. The corners are slightly bumped and worn. It has not been price clipped, showing the original 30s net price. The spine is toned and the rear panel is with handling marks. The boards are free from notable chips and marks, though slightly bumped at the spine. There is one small scribble in black ink to the front flyleaf. The authors signature is signed ‘Best wishes, Bobby Charlton’ to the full title page in black ink. The text blocks are markedly clean. Overall, this is a very good copy of a fine signed title.

Wilson, Ray. My Life in Soccer.
London: Pelham Books, 1969.
First edition, first printing. Published by Pelham Books in London, 1969. This is a very good (or better) copy. The dust wrapper is nicely illustrated. There are mild creases to the spine tips and the corners, with slight toning and handling marks to the rear panel. It has not been price clipped. The boards are free from notable chips and marks and the text blocks are markedly clean. The authors signature is present on a ‘My Life in Soccer’ bookplate to the full title page. Overall, this is a very good (or better) copy of a great signed title.

Stiles, Nobby. After the Ball.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2003.
First edition, first printing. Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London, 2003. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper is without notable wear and has not been price clipped, showing the original £18.99 net price. The boards are free from wear and the text blocks are bright throughout. The authors signature is present on the full title page in black ink. Overall, this is a fine copy.

Ball, Alan. Playing Extra Time.
London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 2004.
First edition, first printing. Published by Sidgwick and Jackson in London, 2004. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper is with some slight surface scratches and has not been price clipped. The boards are tight and free from wear. The text blocks are pristine. The authors signature is signed with best wishes to the full title page in black ink. Overall, this is a fine copy of a fine signed title.

Peters, Martin. The Ghost of ’66.
London: Orion Books, 2006.
First edition, first printing. Published by Orion Books in London, 2006. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper is with only slight rubbing to the top edge and has not been price clipped. The boards are free from wear and the text blocks are bright and white throughout. The authors signature is flatsigned in black ink to the full title page. Overall, this is a fine copy.

Hunt, Roger. Hunt For Goals.
London: Pelham Books, 1969.
First edition, first printing. Published by Pelham Books in London, 1969. This is a very good (or better) copy. The dust wrapper is vibrant and clean, with some mild wear at the edges and corners. It has been neatly price clipped. The spine tips are worn, with the top having slight separation. The rear panel is with some handling marks. The original publishers cloth is bright, clean and free from chips and marks, with the gilt titling bright. The authors signature is present on the full title page, signed with best wishes in black ink. The text blocks are bright and white throughout. Overall, this is a very good (or better) copy of a fine title.

Hurst, Geoff. 1966 And All That.
London: Headline, 2001.
First edition, first printing. Published by Headline, London in 2001. The dust wrapper is in fine condition and without notable wear aside from slight curling to the top edge; it has not been price clipped and shows the original £18.99 price. The authors signature is present on the full title page in blue ink without inscription. The boards are free from chips and marks and the text blocks are bright and white. Overall, this is a fine copy of a classic signed title.


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A Set of All 11 (Auto)Biographies – SIGNED by the 1966 England World Cup Winning Team. Each are, as described below, in very good (or better) condition and all without named inscription.
Banks, Gordon. Banksy.
London: Michael Joseph, 2002.
First edition, first printing. Published by Michael Joseph in London, 2002. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper has only very slight rubbing to the top edge and has not been price clipped. The boards are tight and free from chips and marks and the text blocks are white throughout. The authors signature is present on the full title page in blue ink. Overall, this is a fine copy.

Cohen, George. The Autobiography.
London: Greenwater Publishing, 2003.
First edition, first printing. Published by Greenwater Publishing in London, 2003. This is a very near fine copy. The dust wrapper is white and crisp, with some slight toning at the top edge. It has not been price clipped. The boards are free from notable wear and the text blocks are bright and white throughout. The authors signature is flatsigned in dark ink to the full title page. Overall, this is a very near fine copy.

Charlton, Jack. Charlton.
London: The Partridge Press, 1996.
First edition, first printing. Published by The Partridge Press in London, 1996. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper is bright and clean throughout and with very little wear to note aside from minimal bumping to the spine tips. It has not been price clipped and shows the original £16.99 net price. The boards are free from wear and the text blocks are clean throughout. The authors signature is signed in black ink to the title page ‘with best wishes’. Overall, this is a fine copy of a nice signed title.

Powell, Jeff [Bobby Moore] Bobby Moore.
London: Everest Books Limited, 1976.
First edition, first printing. Published by Everest Books Limited, London, in 1976. A very good copy. It is inscribed ‘Best wishes, Bobby Moore’ in blue ink. The dust wrapper, with frontal portrait of Moore is slightly toned and without notable wear, but with a moderate tear on the rear panel and slight rubbing throughout. It has not been price clipped and shows the original £4.25 net price, which has been scribbled out in blue ink. The maroon cloth boards, with gilt title, are free from chips and marks. The text blocks are bright and clean. Overall, this is a very good copy of a scarce signed title.

Charlton, Bobby. Forward for England.
London: Pelham Books, 1967.
First edition, first printing. Published by Pelham Books in London, 1967. This is a very good copy. The dust wrapper suffers from some mild rubbing to the front and rear panels, also at the edges. The corners are slightly bumped and worn. It has not been price clipped, showing the original 30s net price. The spine is toned and the rear panel is with handling marks. The boards are free from notable chips and marks, though slightly bumped at the spine. There is one small scribble in black ink to the front flyleaf. The authors signature is signed ‘Best wishes, Bobby Charlton’ to the full title page in black ink. The text blocks are markedly clean. Overall, this is a very good copy of a fine signed title.

Wilson, Ray. My Life in Soccer.
London: Pelham Books, 1969.
First edition, first printing. Published by Pelham Books in London, 1969. This is a very good (or better) copy. The dust wrapper is nicely illustrated. There are mild creases to the spine tips and the corners, with slight toning and handling marks to the rear panel. It has not been price clipped. The boards are free from notable chips and marks and the text blocks are markedly clean. The authors signature is present on a ‘My Life in Soccer’ bookplate to the full title page. Overall, this is a very good (or better) copy of a great signed title.

Stiles, Nobby. After the Ball.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2003.
First edition, first printing. Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London, 2003. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper is without notable wear and has not been price clipped, showing the original £18.99 net price. The boards are free from wear and the text blocks are bright throughout. The authors signature is present on the full title page in black ink. Overall, this is a fine copy.

Ball, Alan. Playing Extra Time.
London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 2004.
First edition, first printing. Published by Sidgwick and Jackson in London, 2004. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper is with some slight surface scratches and has not been price clipped. The boards are tight and free from wear. The text blocks are pristine. The authors signature is signed with best wishes to the full title page in black ink. Overall, this is a fine copy of a fine signed title.

Peters, Martin. The Ghost of ’66.
London: Orion Books, 2006.
First edition, first printing. Published by Orion Books in London, 2006. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper is with only slight rubbing to the top edge and has not been price clipped. The boards are free from wear and the text blocks are bright and white throughout. The authors signature is flatsigned in black ink to the full title page. Overall, this is a fine copy.

Hunt, Roger. Hunt For Goals.
London: Pelham Books, 1969.
First edition, first printing. Published by Pelham Books in London, 1969. This is a very good (or better) copy. The dust wrapper is vibrant and clean, with some mild wear at the edges and corners. It has been neatly price clipped. The spine tips are worn, with the top having slight separation. The rear panel is with some handling marks. The original publishers cloth is bright, clean and free from chips and marks, with the gilt titling bright. The authors signature is present on the full title page, signed with best wishes in black ink. The text blocks are bright and white throughout. Overall, this is a very good (or better) copy of a fine title.

Hurst, Geoff. 1966 And All That.
London: Headline, 2001.
First edition, first printing. Published by Headline, London in 2001. The dust wrapper is in fine condition and without notable wear aside from slight curling to the top edge; it has not been price clipped and shows the original £18.99 price. The authors signature is present on the full title page in blue ink without inscription. The boards are free from chips and marks and the text blocks are bright and white. Overall, this is a fine copy of a classic signed title.