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The Legion Book, 1929: with 80+ signatures including Winston Churchill

Posted on Apr 22, 2017

The Legion Book, 1929: with 80+ signatures including Winston Churchill

THE LEGION BOOK

ONE OF 100 COPIES FOR DISTRIBUTION BY THE PRINCE OF WALES (future King Edward VIII). First Edition, with a copperplate title page vignette by Stephen Gooden…

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AN ADDRESS TO THE ITALIAN PEOPLE – 1940 Speech Winston Churchill

Posted on Sep 2, 2012

AN ADDRESS TO THE ITALIAN PEOPLE – 1940 Speech Winston Churchill

Prime Minister Churchill’s Address to the Italian People, December 23rd 1940, together with Christmas Day Messages by His Majesty King George VI and the Canadian Prime Minister, Mackenzie King…

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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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Admiral Sir Roger Keyes Visitors’ Book – Winston Churchill’s Signature

Posted on Jan 9, 2012

Admiral Sir Roger Keyes Visitors’ Book – Winston Churchill’s Signature

This visitors’ book was a wedding gift to Sir Roger Keyes and his wife Eva (nee Bowlby) in 1906. Entries by important Royal, Political and Military figures outline their married life up until Lady Keyes’ funeral in 1973. Admiral Sir Roger Keyes died in 1945. This Art Nouveau decorated vellum bound book…

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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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Churchilliana – Wood Carving – Winston Churchill, Prime Ministers, Sheila Minto

Posted on Jan 5, 2012

Churchilliana – Wood Carving – Winston Churchill, Prime Ministers, Sheila Minto

Here we have a unique piece of sculpture in wood, created by Ian Brennan, Wood Carver to the Royal Household. This piece is in the style of Mount Rushmore and depicts eight consecutive British Prime Ministers. The piece…

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