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Stephen Potter at the BBC. A new insight into radio in the second world war, viewed through the eyes of the creator of Gamesmanship and One-upmanship...

The Good Straight Englishwoman. An extraordinary life providing new insight into nursing and midwifery in the early twentieth century in England and France...

The Merchant of Naples. A fascinating saga about an English entrepeneur, James Close (1799 - 1865), and his family's exploits in the Mediterranean and beyond...

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The Good Straight Englishwoman cover
James Close's ship Sibilla in the Bay of Naples in 1863

First publication of any part of Stephen Potter's diaries

With contemporary BBC and Picture Post photographs

240 pages hardback ISBN 0 95466530 9 RRP £20.00

Published 2004

With contemporary photographs and illustrations

180 pages hardback ISBN 0 954 66531 7 RRP £16.00

Published 2005

Complied largely from James Close's own writings - contains a mass of new material on the British in 19th century Italy and the founding of Close Brothers

28 plates of illustrations

312 pages hardback ISBN 978-0-9546653-2-6 RRP £20.00

Published 2008