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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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INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL – 1st Edn, 2nd Impression: Scarcer Dark Reddish Wrappers

Posted on Oct 8, 2012

INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL – 1st Edn, 2nd Impression: Scarcer Dark Reddish Wrappers

India, 10 speeches by Winston Churchill. First Edition, Second Impression in the scarcer dark reddish wrappers…

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INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL – 1st Edn, 1st Impression in Wraps

Posted on Oct 7, 2012

INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL – 1st Edn, 1st Impression in Wraps

Thornton Butterworth, London, 1931. First published in both orange wraps and orange cloth, the wraps edition is the one usually seen, although neither is common…

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INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL – 1st Edition, 2nd Impression

Posted on Oct 5, 2012

INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL – 1st Edition, 2nd Impression

Quite scarce title although you can usually find copies if you look around. A very good copy, the binding is tight, the spine is bright and clean. Covers clean and bright. Preserved in a blue velvet lined watered silk flap-case…

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INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL – 1st American Edn

Posted on Oct 3, 2012

INDIA SPEECHES, WINSTON CHURCHILL – 1st American Edn

Churchill was very critical of Gandhi and strongly opposed Independence for India in the 1930s. This book publishes 10 of his speeches on the subject. First American edition, deluxe binding. Dark reddish…

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INDIA “THE GREAT BETRAYAL” – an ADDRESS by WINSTON CHURCHILL

Posted on Sep 5, 2012

INDIA “THE GREAT BETRAYAL” – an ADDRESS by WINSTON CHURCHILL

Here’s a pamphlet with the text of an address broadcast on 29th January, 1935 by the Rt. Hon. Winston Spencer Churchill entitled The Great Betrayal, issued by The India Defence League, 48 Broadway, Westminster, SW1…

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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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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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