Posts Tagged "books"

MY AFRICAN JOURNEY – First Edition by Winston Churchill

Posted on Dec 21, 2011

MY AFRICAN JOURNEY – First Edition by Winston Churchill

This is the rare variant first edition with card wraps. It has the same picture on the front as the red cloth 1st edition except this is in black and blue with beige background. The contents are the identical to cloth edition…

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The New Examen by John Paget: Critical Introduction & Signed by Winston S. Churchill

Posted on Dec 11, 2011

The New Examen by John Paget: Critical Introduction & Signed by Winston S. Churchill

The Haworth Press, 1934 This is copy no. 8 of the Deluxe Limited Edition of 50 copies all of which are signed by Churchill. It is printed on hand-made paper by Sherratt and Hughes at the St. Ann’s Press, Manchester and bound in full chestnut Niger Morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in the old style and is protected in a matching slip case. The publication price for this book in 1934 was three guineas (63 shillings). This is a fine collector quality copy in pristine condition, valued at $10,000. I welcome feedback from collectors and dealers alike regarding the valuation either up or down. I...

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The River War – First Edition, First Printing: Books by Winston Churchill

Posted on Nov 29, 2011

The River War – First Edition, First Printing: Books by Winston Churchill

An historical account of the Reconquest of the Soudan. Edited by Col. F. Rhodes.

Here is a near fine set of the River War, 2 Vols, large 8tvo., original dark blue cloth with gilt vignette of gunboat on upper covers. While not too difficult to find, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to acquire a set in this condition…

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EASTON PRESS BOOKS – All 47 Vols. by or about Winston Churchill

Posted on Nov 26, 2011

EASTON PRESS BOOKS – All 47 Vols. by or about Winston Churchill

47 Easton Press Books by or about Winston Churchill.

The Easton Press has been prolific in its output of works by and about Winston Churchill.

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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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