Lot 102

Milligan (Spike) 

[The Complete War Memoirs] comprising: ‘Adolf Hitler – My Part in His Downfall’ (1971), dedication copy (‘To Norma – keep taking the tablets.  Love from | Spike’) on front free endpaper; ‘Rommel?’ ‘Gunner Who? (1974), inscribed (‘Love to Norma  from | Spike’) on verso of front free endpaper; ‘Monty – His Part in My Victory’ (1976), inscribed (‘To  Norma Farnes  who I have never  slept with. From the smell  on the landing.  Spike’) on half-title; ‘Mussolini – His Part in my Downfall’ (1978), inscribed (‘To  The | Damager!  Love  Spike’) on title-page; ‘Where Have All the Bullets Gone?’ (1985), inscribed (‘To Norma  Love  Spike X’) on half-title; ‘Goodbye Soldier’ (1986), inscribed (‘To  Sunshine Girl!  Love Spike X’) on half-title, together with typed letter of presentation from the publisher noting publication date; ‘Peace Work’ (1991), inscribed (‘To | Norma such a friend  Spike  August ’91’) on front free endpaper; all 8vo, 7 vol., first editions, numerous illustrations, original boards, dust-jackets, some extremities slightly bumped, occasional creases to dust-jackets (7)

Estimate: £600-£800