Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty

Years of Hope Diaries, Papers and Letters 1940-1962

£40.00

Product description

A near pristine signed copy, the last published but earliest chronologically of Tony Benn's diaries ,covering his early years and culminating in the epic battle to renounce his peerage.

Red cloth, gilt, unmarked. Dustwrapper unclipped, spine slightly faded. Internally as new, signed on title page by Benn.

This volume of Benn's diaries covers the event for which he is probably most famous, the renunciation of his peerage. It reveals his early career, touching on his schooldays, RAF wartime service and his early involvement with politics.;As a young man, Tony Benn had dealings with Attlee, Bevan, Morrison, Gaitskell and all the major politicians of the post-war Labour government.;This one will be more personal than previously published volumes of his diaries, drawing as it does upon letters and other documents, as well as the diaries themselves. Throughout is revealed the extraordinary consistency of Benn's political views.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Benn, Tony
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Edition:
1st Edition, 1st Printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0091785340
ISBN-13:
9780091785345
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Hutchinson
Title:
Years of Hope Diaries, Papers and Letters 1940-1962

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

A near pristine signed copy, the last published but earliest chronologically of Tony Benn's diaries ,covering his early years and culminating in the epic battle to renounce his peerage.

Red cloth, gilt, unmarked. Dustwrapper unclipped, spine slightly faded. Internally as new, signed on title page by Benn.

This volume of Benn's diaries covers the event for which he is probably most famous, the renunciation of his peerage. It reveals his early career, touching on his schooldays, RAF wartime service and his early involvement with politics.;As a young man, Tony Benn had dealings with Attlee, Bevan, Morrison, Gaitskell and all the major politicians of the post-war Labour government.;This one will be more personal than previously published volumes of his diaries, drawing as it does upon letters and other documents, as well as the diaries themselves. Throughout is revealed the extraordinary consistency of Benn's political views.

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Benn, Tony
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Edition:
1st Edition, 1st Printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0091785340
ISBN-13:
9780091785345
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Hutchinson
Title:
Years of Hope Diaries, Papers and Letters 1940-1962

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £8.00

Outside Europe: £15.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Bookshop Harrogate

Our shelves are bursting with treasures at Oxfam Bookshop Harrogate. We have a fantastic collection of titles from the latest popular fiction through history, politics and biography to a diverse range of rare and collectable books.

Our large music collection on both CD and vinyl often includes rare pressings and limited editions, and we have a very popular sheet music department. As if that wasn't enough we also stock maps, stamps, postcards, comics and graphic novels, plus any other little bit of ephemera we think might interest our customers.

View Shop