Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket shows a little edge wear, some rubbing, dampstain inside back panel of jacket. A nice copy.
"Born in the East End of London at the turn of the century, Charlie Trumper retains as his earliest memory his grandfather's sales patter from behind his fruit and vegetable barrow, and when Granpa Charlie dies, young Charlie wants nothing more than to follow in his footsteps. But is isn't long before he's spreading his wings beyond the teeming streets of Whitechapel, his burning ambition to own a shop that will sell everything: 'The Biggest Barrow in the World. " . . . . Charlie Trumper's progress from Whitechapel to Chelsea Terrace is only a couple of miles as the crow flies, but in Jeffrey Archer's expert hands it becomes an epic journey through the triumphs and disasters of the 20th centuy."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall