Posts Tagged "First Edition"

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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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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