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Second World War – 6 vols – Limited Edition 100 copies by Winston Churchill

Posted on Dec 27, 2011

Second World War – 6 vols – Limited Edition 100 copies by Winston Churchill

The Second World War, Limited Edition of 100 copies for presentation. Vol I: The Gathering Storm Vol 2: Their Finest Hour Vol 3: The Grand Alliance Vol 4: The Hinge of Fate Vol 5: Closing the Ring Vol 6: Triumph and Tragedy First English editions bound by the publisher (Cassell, London) in full black pebble grain Morocco. There are many editions of The Second World War by Winston Churchill; the American edition (Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1948-53) is the true first edition. I will be featuring many of the different editions on this site in later issues. This is a near fine set with bright...

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INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL 1931, 1st Edn. Hardback with Scarce Dustjacket

Posted on Dec 22, 2011

INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL 1931, 1st Edn. Hardback with Scarce Dustjacket

This is the First Edition with rare dust jacket; it is an exceptionally clean and bright copy …

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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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