Marlborough – His Life and Times Inscribed by Churchill with his Signature

Posted on Aug 15, 2012

MARLBOROUGH.  HIS LIFE AND TIMES
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1947-49.

2 Volume edition, original plum colored cloth, gilt, some repairs to the dust-jackets but otherwise a very good set.

2 volume set, Marlborough - His life and Times by Winston Churchill

The complete text of the original 4 volumes was entirely reset for this edition in 2 books. Volume one is the second impression , volume two a first impression.
Inscribed by Churchill to David Green in volume one, with a typed letter from his personal private secretary tipped in.  The letter states that Churchill has asked that an inscribed copy of Marlborough be sent to David Green and tenders his thanks for “the very fine copy of Blenheim Palace which you sent him.”  Churchill’s inscription is dated 1952 and the letter is dated 28th July 1952.

(David Green author of Blenheim Place)

Woods A40 (d),  Cohen A97.6.c (Vol. 1), A97.6.b (Vol. 2)

Estimated value $5,000


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Letter loosely laid in volume 1 of Marlborough, His Life and Times

Churchill's signature shown here in Volume 1 of Marlborough, His Life and Times

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