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Offline TheMalandro

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2022, 08:30:00 PM »
I lent my entire Villa book collection to a chap in our village - about eight years ago.

Some valuable ones in there too.


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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2022, 08:39:46 PM »
I've put the signed Dennis Mortimer one on my birthday wish list. So my missus will get me that for January.

Where do you get a signed one from?

The one I ordered online came in the post signed (didn't know  that when I bought it).

Edit . .. from here
https://av40tribute.com/shop/ols/products/the-full-morty-the-autobiography-of-dennis-mortimer
Yep that's where I've seen it.

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2022, 11:04:49 PM »
Last time I was in the club shop before Southampton at home they had in the pile a book by I think either a fan or perhaps former club employee, can't remember his name but looked interesting just flicking through.

Used to love the 90s season reviews, still got a few of them  in the loft.

Offline Percy McCarthy

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2022, 11:15:30 PM »
👋

Star-spangled Villans

And:

https://www.olddogbooks.net/shop/olddogbooks/gangsters-geezers-and-mods/

Both by erm… me.


Offline Legion

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2022, 11:16:29 PM »
SSV was a great read.

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2022, 11:17:00 PM »

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #21 on: December 07, 2022, 12:42:31 PM »
I lent my entire Villa book collection to a chap in our village - about eight years ago.

Some valuable ones in there too.
That reminds me that I lent my VHS box sets of the Complete Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister to a colleague - in 1999, and haven't seen them since.

Offline Deano's Mullet

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #22 on: December 07, 2022, 01:46:12 PM »
Big Ron's first biography was better than "The Manager."

Paul McGrath, Brian Little and Garry Thompsons bios are very good. I found Tony Daleys a little dull.

Mr Woodhall's From One Season to the Next is a great book. The review books are very good as well.

Ticket to the Moon is great.

Rob Bishops 10 Greatest Premier League Villa Players is a good book.

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #23 on: December 07, 2022, 02:28:15 PM »
When is Julian Joachim bringing out his? I mean they're all at it at this stage, but this fella would have some stories to tell. He was still banging them in for Aslockton & Orston as recently as 2019 #theloveofthegame #watchandlearnflabbyagbonlahor

Offline Exeter 77

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2022, 03:43:03 PM »
One I found difficult to read because of the way is was written was 'Encounters Of The Third Kind'.

Offline Legion

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #25 on: December 07, 2022, 04:17:20 PM »
The Lerwill Chronicles was the difficult one for me.

Offline SaddVillan

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #26 on: December 07, 2022, 09:52:40 PM »
Villa Park : 100 Years by Simon Inglis.

Published in 1997, so obviously in need of an update.

Possibly after the North Stand rebuild?

A great read about our home from Victorian times to the end of the 20th Century.

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2022, 10:28:42 PM »

Offline Dazvillain

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #28 on: December 07, 2022, 10:34:37 PM »
Big Ron's first biography was better than "The Manager."

Paul McGrath, Brian Little and Garry Thompsons bios are very good. I found Tony Daleys a little dull.

Mr Woodhall's From One Season to the Next is a great book. The review books are very good as well.

Ticket to the Moon is great.

Rob Bishops 10 Greatest Premier League Villa Players is a good book.

Great options, I’ll look into. Ordered McGrath back from the brink for £3 today .
Based on a mates review, although not AV,  I’ve also ordered Pat Murphy’s BBC sports review book today as a pressie off family . Under £12 on Amazon.

The Dennis Mortimer signed book also tempting even at £25…… anyone read that yet ?

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Re: Villa related books
« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2022, 10:46:30 PM »
I have numerous items available if anyone is interested in adding to their collection.

 


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