Posts Tagged "autograph"

EUROPE: THE QUEST FOR UNITY – with WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECH – 1st Edn.

Posted on Aug 27, 2012

EUROPE: THE QUEST FOR UNITY – with WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECH – 1st Edn.

The Quest for Unity – compiled by Leith McGrandle with a signed etched frontispiece by Pietro Annigonni. Contains a two page contribution by Churchill.  Ranelagh Editions 1975. Printed by Giovanni and Martino Mardersteig at the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona, hand-bound in full red morocco, lettered gold by Croft Bookbinders of London. The paper was specially made by Cartiere Magnani in Pescia.  There were 475 copies available for sale worldwide. The type was distributed. The frontispiece was hand–printed at the Officina Bodoni, signed by the artist, and the etching plate was defaced....

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LETTERS TO T. E. LAWRENCE: with letters from Churchill

Posted on Aug 26, 2012

LETTERS TO T. E. LAWRENCE: with letters from Churchill

2 Versions of the Book, Letters to T.E.Lawrence in a Custom Slipcase

PRESENTATION COPY

SOFTCOVER UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY…

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A Roving Commission – My Early Life by Winston Churchill: 1st American Edition

Posted on Aug 25, 2012

A Roving Commission – My Early Life by Winston Churchill: 1st American Edition

A ROVING COMMISSION – MY EARLY LIFE
First American edition, first printing (1930) signed “Winston S. Churchill September 1930” (in ink on the flyleaf)…

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My Early Life – 1st American Edition, signed by Churchill

Posted on Aug 24, 2012

My Early Life – 1st American Edition, signed by Churchill

A ROVING COMMISSION – MY EARLY LIFE First American edition, second impression (1930) signed “Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill” (in ink on the flyleaf) along with a previous owner’s signature. A vg+ copy in original dust jacket which is faded at the spine but complete other than a couple of chips; never-the-less a nice copy with the scarce dust jacket. Estimated value $4,000 Woods A37 (b2), Cohen...

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Woods Bibliography of the Works of Winston Churchill: Various Editions

Posted on Aug 22, 2012

Woods Bibliography of the Works of Winston Churchill: Various Editions

A bibliography of the Works of Sir Winston Churchill KG, OM, CH by Frederick Woods.
Before Ron Cohen’s magnificent bibliography of Churchill, Woods was the bible for all Churchill book collectors…

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WINSTON CHURCHILL: 2 Signed Letters to Nightingall, (Horse Trainer) + 7 Photos

Posted on Aug 20, 2012

WINSTON CHURCHILL: 2 Signed Letters to Nightingall, (Horse Trainer) + 7 Photos

Two typed letters signed by Churchill to his race horse trainer Walter Nightingall, one dated 13th September 1949 on Chartwell letterhead and the second 15th April 1954 on 10 Downing Street letterhead,  along with 7 photographs of Churchill…

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MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF CHURCHILL by MARIA EATON: SIGNED by ARTIST

Posted on Aug 19, 2012

MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF CHURCHILL by MARIA EATON: SIGNED by ARTIST

Oval miniature by Maria Eaton of Winston Churchill, circa 1910, showing head and shoulders, full face, wearing evening dress with white tie, against a green background. 65mmx50mm, in gilt metal surround, presented in a hinged velvet-lined red leather case with clasp. Signed by Maria Eaton

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Rear Admiral Anson’s Visitor Book with Churchill’s Signature – Signed by Winston Churchill

Posted on Aug 18, 2012

Rear Admiral Anson’s Visitor Book with Churchill’s Signature – Signed by Winston Churchill

Visitor’s Book belonging to Admiral Charles Eustace Anson while Admiral-Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard, 1912-1915. Contains over 1000 signatures including many distinguished naval officers and admirals…

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NOTES AS VICE PRESIDENT 1935: INSCRIBED TO WINSTON CHURCHILL BY AUTHOR

Posted on Aug 16, 2012

NOTES AS VICE PRESIDENT 1935: INSCRIBED TO WINSTON CHURCHILL BY AUTHOR

Here’s the book, Notes of a Vice President by Charles Dawes, Vice President of the USA from 1928 –1929 during the Hoover administration and is the namesake for the Dawes Plan. This copy is inscribed to Winston Churchill by the author. Also has Randolph Churchill’s bookplate on the front pastedown & the ex-lib bookplate of Winston Churchill directly under it.

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The Gathering Storm: Signed by the Author, Winston Churchill

Posted on Aug 15, 2012

The Gathering Storm: Signed by the Author, Winston Churchill

The Gathering Storm – the Second World War Volume one, third impression June 1948. The Riverside Press. Excellent association copy. Small sticker on front free endpaper from The Bay Colony Bookshop 31 Newbury St. Boston. Inscribed by Churchill on the front free endpaper: “Inscribed for Major General Wilton Burton Persons by Winston S. Churchill.  March 1949” The book is in very good condition with minimal wear apart from the dust jacket which is worn with several chips, but it is the correct jacket for the third impression. Major General Wilton Persons (1896-1977) was an Army officer...

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