London: Politico's Publishing, 2003. First Edition. Autobiography of the British politician who served as agriculture minister in Tony Blair's first government. First Impression. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; [viii],392pp; illus. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "To my dearest friends Maurice and Kitty / some stories in which you shared & some you may not know. As ever, Bernard / June 2003." Spine ends gently nudged, upper edge of textblock tanned, with a few loose signatures; Very Good in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped, with some light shelfwear overall.