Posts Tagged "autograph"

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 who entered service in 1917 and rose through the ranks to major general in 1944. He served in both World Wars. He worked for the Department of Defense from 1948-1949 then retired.  Dwight D. Eisenhower called him back to active duty as a special assistant to m at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe from 1951-52.  He was active in Eisenhower’s campaign for president in 1952.  Persons became a deputy assistant to the president in 1953 and was made assistant to the president in 1958.  He served throughout Eisenhower’s presidency, finally replacing Sherman Adams as Eisenhower’s Chief of Staff in 1958.  This book was purchased from the Estate auction of Major General Persons in Virginia. First (American) edition, Vol. 1 First edition, third printing.    Cohen A240.1(1).c Estimated Value:...

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Marlborough – His Life & Times: Signed by Author, Winston Churchill

Posted on Aug 14, 2012

Marlborough – His Life & Times: Signed by Author, Winston Churchill

First English (limited) edition – 155 copies (150 of which were for sale)
This is copy number 126 signed by the author, Winston S Churchill…

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Facsimile Autographs – Winston Churchill

Posted on Jan 21, 2012

Facsimile Autographs – Winston Churchill

Facsimile (printed) notes.
Thousands of these notes were printed and mailed to Churchill well-wishers who had sent greetings on his birthday or some other such occasion.

Buyers beware: I’ve seen many instances of sellers stating that these facsimile signatures are the real thing, authentic Churchill letters with his signature, and charge accordingly.

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Rebuilding The House of Commons – 3 Books

Posted on Jan 17, 2012

Rebuilding The House of Commons – 3 Books

Here we have three books which fit together quite well. The Rebuilding of The House Of Commons. The chamber in which the House of Commons had sat since 1852 was destroyed by enemy action on the 10th May, 1941…

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