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Correspondence Relating to the Affairs of Cyprus

Posted on Nov 25, 2011

Correspondence Relating to the Affairs of Cyprus

Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Majesty, 1908. Only 750 copies of this report were printed which principally concerns Churchill’s visit to Cyprus between October 9th and 13th 1907, when Secretary of State for Colonies. The purpose of his visit, undertaken ‘en route’ to East Africa was to assess the financial needs of Britain’s small dependency and to impress on the population Britain’s intention to retain sovereignty. Among other items within the publication are ‘Mr. Churchill’s Reply to the Greek Elected Members, Memorial presented to Mr. Churchill by the Greek Elected Members’, a report on local expenditure by the High Commissioner and the Secretary of States reply to the proposed expenditure. Folio wrappers, 26pp. including title, sewn as issued and preserved in a maroon cloth covered clamshell box with black leather spine label. Printed for His Majesty’s Stationary Office, by Darling and Sons Ltd. (March) 1908 A vg+ copy with an estimated value of...

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Silverware – Churchill Centenary Jug & Goblets – by Garrads

Posted on Nov 24, 2011

Silverware – Churchill Centenary Jug & Goblets – by Garrads

Garrads & Co., the Crown Jewelers, issued a superb collection of nine distinct silverware items to mark the Churchill Centenary. Each were a limited edition of only 100 copies. This is a wonderful collection; all nine of the items…

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The World Crisis Vols. 1-VI: Signed by the Author Winston Churchill in 5 of 6 Volumes

Posted on Nov 24, 2011

The World Crisis Vols. 1-VI: Signed by the Author Winston Churchill in 5 of 6 Volumes

This particular set is the London Thornton Butterworth Ltd. 1923-1931. 5 volumes in 6. All first editions first impressions with the exception of the first volume which is a second impression. The set is significant for the inscriptions from Churchill to Lady Destborough (Ethel “Ettie” Anne Priscilla Fane Grenfell) the wife of 1st Baron Desborough…

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