Posts Tagged "books"

Report of the American Hospital Ship ‘Maine’

Posted on Jan 17, 2018

Hard to find book, published around 1900.
Reports and accounts relating to the American Hospital Ship ‘Maine’ a vessel equipped and maintained by American subscription for service in the South African War. The ‘Maine’ completed three voyages from Dec. 1899 to Jan. 1901…

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Museum Quality Pocket Watch 14kt- WW1 – von Richthofen, the Red Baron

Posted on Jan 8, 2018

Museum Quality Pocket Watch 14kt- WW1 – von Richthofen, the Red Baron

Manfred von Richthofen’s 14kt gold pocket watch (superb quality) in original morocco leather box + Richthofen’s autobiography + copy of the book, The Aircraft, Myths and Accomplishments of “The Red Baron”, Germany’s WW1 ace pilot. The watch face has a small picture of Richthofen…

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New Testament – Signed by Churchill – Gift to Nurse Larsen 1946

Posted on Jan 8, 2018

New Testament – Signed by Churchill – Gift to Nurse Larsen 1946

New Testament inscribed by Churchill to Nurse Larson, 1946, who cared for him during his hospital stay in 1931 in N.Y. city together with the accompanying letter + envelope…

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The Legion Book, 1929: with 80+ signatures including Winston Churchill

Posted on Apr 22, 2017

The Legion Book, 1929: with 80+ signatures including Winston Churchill

THE LEGION BOOK

ONE OF 100 COPIES FOR DISTRIBUTION BY THE PRINCE OF WALES (future King Edward VIII). First Edition, with a copperplate title page vignette by Stephen Gooden…

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SOLD: Churchill’s Book – Life Through His Paintings

Posted on Jul 19, 2015

SOLD: Churchill’s Book – Life Through His Paintings

FOR SALE
The title says it all: A magnificent, oversized book documenting more than 500 of Churchill’s painting. Each painting is accompanied with relevant text, providing a huge resource of background information per painting.

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Liberalism and the Social Problem by Winston Churchill. 1st Edn. Signed by Churchill, 1909

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

Liberalism and the Social Problem by Winston Churchill. 1st Edn. Signed by Churchill, 1909

This First Edition book signed by the author, Winston Churchill, contains his speeches as a young liberal in 1909. 5000 copies were printed but it still seems to be quite a scarce work.

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WINSTON CHURCHILL’S GREAT CONTEMPORARIES – Revised Edn 1938. 29 Biographies by Churchill

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

WINSTON CHURCHILL’S GREAT CONTEMPORARIES – Revised Edn 1938. 29 Biographies by Churchill

Winston Churchill’s Great Contemporaries. 4 additional biographies making 29 total: Lord Fisher, Charles Stewart Parnell, Lord Baden-Powell and Roosevelt…

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The Mirrors of Downing Street: Some Political Reflections. Winston Churchill’s Signature

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

The Mirrors of Downing Street: Some Political Reflections.  Winston Churchill’s Signature

Begbie presents his Political Reflections of Politicians of the time (1920) such as Winston Churchill, David Lloyd George, H. H. Asquith…

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INDIA SPEECHES BY THE RT. HON. WINSTON S. CHURCHILL – 1st Edn, 2nd Impression – SCARCE DARK REDDISH WRAPS

Posted on Sep 29, 2013

INDIA SPEECHES BY THE RT. HON. WINSTON S. CHURCHILL – 1st Edn, 2nd Impression – SCARCE DARK REDDISH WRAPS

This version features the scarcer dark reddish wrappers; the yellowish green wrapper version is more readily available…

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MARLBOROUGH: HIS LIFE AND TIMES by WINSTON CHURCHILL 1939

Posted on Mar 12, 2013

MARLBOROUGH: HIS LIFE AND TIMES by WINSTON CHURCHILL 1939

Limited Presentation edition, 4 volumes, 1939, by Winston Churchill. This is a remainder binding done in 1939 with left over sheets from the first edition.

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