Posts Tagged "Cohen"

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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Home Rule in a Nutshell – Introduction by Winston Churchill

Posted on Jan 15, 2012

Home Rule in a Nutshell – Introduction by Winston Churchill

A pocket book for Speakers and Electors by Jeremiah MacVeagh, M.P. with a 4-page introduction by the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, M.P., First Lord of the Admiralty. Third Edition…

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Wilderness Trails in Three Continents: with 2 Churchill Letters

Posted on Jan 14, 2012

Wilderness Trails in Three Continents: with 2 Churchill Letters

Wilderness Trails in Three Continents – An Account of Travel, Big Game Hunting and Exploration in India, Burma, China, East Africa and Labrador By Lionel A.D. Leslie. Forward by The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill. Illustrated. Heath Cranton Limited, 6 Fleet Lane, London E.C.4 1931 This is a vg+ copy with the original dust jacket which is quite scarce but what makes this really special is that it comes with the original typed forward signed “Winston Churchill” for his cousin Lionel Leslie’s book.  One page 4to, 24th April 1931, together with a typed letter signed (“Yours affectly W.”) to Lionel asking him to “Send me the book along if possible when it is in proof and I will see what I can do”, one page 4to, Chartwell 21st Jan. 1931. The book is preserved in a three quarter green calf clamshell book-like box with raised bands, contrasting red leather title label and green cloth sides. The forward and letter are preserved in a green cloth hard bound chemise with title label on front and the contained in a clamshell book-like box matching the one that contains the book. Both housed in a green cloth-covered slip case. This is as good as it gets for a collector. Value: $6,000 Woods B16, Cohen...

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Lord Randolph Churchill by Winston Spencer Churchill – 1st Ed. with DJ

Posted on Jan 12, 2012

Lord Randolph Churchill by Winston Spencer Churchill – 1st Ed. with DJ

Lord Randolph Churchill by Winston Spencer Churchill M.P. 2 vols. First Edition. London 1906 A fine set in the rare dust jackets. The jackets have some losses at the top and bottom of the spines but it might be a long journey to find perfect jackets. The books are in very good condition with the bindings being a deep red with no fading. There is light foxing to the endpaper and the occasional spots throughout. The books are preserved in full red morocco book-like boxes with gilt titles; a true book collector’s set. Value: $9,500 Woods A8a Cohen A17.1 Langworth page 68            ...

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SECRET SESSION SPEECHES BY WINSTON CHURCHILL: SIGNED, 1946

Posted on Jan 9, 2012

SECRET SESSION SPEECHES BY WINSTON CHURCHILL: SIGNED, 1946

Secret Session Speeches by the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill. Compiled by Charles Eade. Cassell and Company Ltd. London. 1946. A fine copy in the publisher’s special binding of dark blue pebble grain…

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Coming Men on Coming Questions in Custom Clamshell Box

Posted on Dec 29, 2011

Coming Men on Coming Questions in Custom Clamshell Box

Coming Men on Coming Questions, Edited by W.T. Stead, Published by Review of Reviewers, 3, Whitefriars Street, London April 13th 1905. This is somewhat easier to find than the individual pamphlet (Woods A7/1). This copy has been excised from the book and is in very good condition. It has a custom made cover and card chemise and is preserved in a custom made ¾ green morocco book-like clamshell box. The articles comprising this book were originally issues in parts of which this is No.1 of the series. ‘Why I am a Free Trader’ by Winston S. Churchill, which appears in the book pp6 – 22. Value $600 Woods B2, Cohen...

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Why I Am A Free Trader- Rare Pamphlet of 1905 Speech by Winston Churchill

Posted on Dec 28, 2011

Why I Am A Free Trader- Rare Pamphlet of 1905 Speech by Winston Churchill

Why I Am A Free Trader. Published by Review of Reviewers, 3 Whitefriars Street, London April 13th 1905. 24pp. This is a rather scarce pamphlet and one of the earlier Churchill speech pamphlets. The frontis contains a portrait of Churchill cut down and pasted onto the first page. Slight foxing to some pages otherwise an excellent example of an early work. The pamphlet has recently been bound in half morocco binding with cloth sides. I have only seen 3 or 4 of these for sale in over 30 years. The same speech appears in the book Coming Men On Coming Questions p6–22. Value $4,000. Woods A7/1 (B2), Cohen A15...

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The Munitions Miracle: Winston Churchill Speech 1918

Posted on Dec 27, 2011

The Munitions Miracle: Winston Churchill Speech 1918

THE MUNITIONS MIRACLE: A speech by Winston S. Churchill, M.P. 1918 Another hard to find pamphlet. National War Aims Committee, London, 1918 16pp., 6 5/8” X 3 1/8” (A very small-sized pamphlet) This copy has rust marks from the staples and also on the back cover. It is protected in a maroon cloth covered clamshell box with leather title label. Estimated Value: $850 Woods A26, Cohen A51.

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WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECHES: FOR LIBERALISM AND TRADE, 1908

Posted on Dec 27, 2011

WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECHES: FOR LIBERALISM AND TRADE, 1908

This is a very fragile pamphlet printed on inferior stock; it is therefore very scarce as not many have survived. I have not seen another copy on the secondary market. Speeches of Churchill during the campaign in Dundee, May 1908…

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On Naval Armaments, 1913 Speech by Winston Churchill

Posted on Dec 27, 2011

On Naval Armaments, 1913 Speech by Winston Churchill

On Naval Armaments by the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill, M.P., from a Speech on Naval Estimates in the House of Commons, March 26, 1913…

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