Series Guides, Biographies and Spin-off Books

Honor Blackman's Book of Self-Defence
(Published 1965 by Andre Deutsch, 136 pages, price unknown.  Hardcover).

Introduction of about five pages, which goes into The Avengers quite a bit, with another airing of the 'French Resistance' anecdote; lots of self-defence advice with many, many photos of Honor Blackman.

Unique Selling Point:
If you like Honor Blackman, then this is the book for you.  There must be about 100 black & white photos of the erstwhile Cathy Gale duffing up men - at the beach, in an alley, in the gym, at a club etc etc.  You get the point.

This book was reprinted three years later by Penguin (the copy I own is the one pictured on the right); Honor Blackman did a signing tour for the book - one confirmed appearance was at Kendal Milne in Manchester in December 1965.

To follow.

The Honor Blackman Book of Self-Defence - UK Paperback, 1968

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