Posts Tagged "WWII"

WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECH – TEN WEEKS OF WAR

Posted on Aug 28, 2012

WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECH – TEN WEEKS OF WAR

TEN WEEKS OF WAR – Winston Churchill’s speech, Nov 12th 1939

Speech reprinted from the Listener November 16th 1939 (Churchill not yet Prime Minister)…

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CHURCHILL COLLECTOR PLATE / WALL PLAQUE – Commemorating Churchill during WWII

Posted on Aug 27, 2012

CHURCHILL COLLECTOR PLATE / WALL PLAQUE – Commemorating Churchill during WWII

A superb Churchill Collector plate / wall plaque designed by Clarice Cliff commemorating Winston Churchill during WWII, manufactured circa 1941.  It portrays Winston Churchill walking in front of the Houses of Parliament…

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MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF CHURCHILL ON IVORY by JAN MARKUT

Posted on Aug 18, 2012

MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF CHURCHILL ON IVORY by JAN MARKUT

Jan Markut was trained at the finest art schools of the time in the German block. His roommate was a mistress of the Third Reich so he hid his valuable paintings under her bed to protect them from the Nazis. When he finally escaped to America he settled in Florida…

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The Gathering Storm: Signed by the Author, Winston Churchill

Posted on Aug 15, 2012

The Gathering Storm: Signed by the Author, Winston Churchill

The Gathering Storm – the Second World War Volume one, third impression June 1948. The Riverside Press. Excellent association copy. Small sticker on front free endpaper from The Bay Colony Bookshop 31 Newbury St. Boston. Inscribed by Churchill on the front free endpaper: “Inscribed for Major General Wilton Burton Persons by Winston S. Churchill.  March 1949” The book is in very good condition with minimal wear apart from the dust jacket which is worn with several chips, but it is the correct jacket for the third impression. Major General Wilton Persons (1896-1977) was an Army officer...

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4 Churchill Medals – Memorial Issue 1965

Posted on Jan 19, 2012

4 Churchill Medals – Memorial Issue 1965

A memorial issue of 1965 by A. Lowental and based on the larger 1945 Allied Victory Commemorative Medal Engstrom 12. Emitted by B.A. Seaby, Ltd. London. Struck by John Pinches.

Four (4) medals: 50mm, 22ct gold. 50mm, 9 ct gold. 50mm, silver. 50mm, bronze

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The World Crisis – Signed by the Author, Winston Churchill

Posted on Jan 12, 2012

The World Crisis – Signed by the Author, Winston Churchill

The World Crisis 1911 – 1918 Abridged and Revised Edition by The Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill. British, one volume edition. Macmillan 1943. A superb book together with a very clean inscription and excellent provenance. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Churchill on the ffep. “To C.A. Carter from Winston S. Churchill 1945″. Laid in a typed letter…

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Gold Medallion – Gold Medal with a Portrait of Churchill

Posted on Jan 2, 2012

Gold Medallion – Gold Medal with a Portrait of Churchill

I believe this is the largest gold medal with a portrait of Churchill on it. Struck by Turner & Simpson Ltd., Birmingham in 1965…

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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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ATLANTIC CHARTER – August 12th, 1941: Churchill & Roosevelt

Posted on Dec 14, 2011

ATLANTIC CHARTER – August 12th, 1941: Churchill & Roosevelt

A rather scarce printing of Atlantic Charter in original card wrappers, housed in a custom-made clam shell book-like box. This copy is number 58 of 100 copies.

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EASTON PRESS BOOKS – All 47 Vols. by or about Winston Churchill

Posted on Nov 26, 2011

EASTON PRESS BOOKS – All 47 Vols. by or about Winston Churchill

47 Easton Press Books by or about Winston Churchill.

The Easton Press has been prolific in its output of works by and about Winston Churchill.

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