WINSTON CHURCHILL’S GREAT CONTEMPORARIES – Revised Edn 1938. 29 Biographies by Churchill

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

Second (revised) edition, 1st printing

with 4 additional biographies:

– Lord Fisher,
– Charles Stewart Parnell,
– Lord Baden-Powell & ,
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt making a total of 29 biographies in all.


Great Contemporaries, by Winston Churchill contains biographies of the 25 men he considered to be the greatest figures of the  time:

The book GREAT CONTEMPORARIES by Winston Churchill, 1938

The book GREAT CONTEMPORARIES by Winston Churchill, 1938

The Earl of Roseberry
The Ex-Kaiser
George Bernard Shaw
Joseph Chamberlain
Sir John French
John Morley
Hindenburg
Boris Savinkov
Herbart Henry Asquith
Lawrence of Arabia (T. E. Lawrence)
‘F. E.’ First Earl of Birkenhead
Marshal Foch
Leon Trotsky, alias Bronstein
Alfonso XIII
Douglas Haig
Aurthur James Balfour
Hitler (Adolf Hitler) And His Choice
George Nathaniel Curzon
Philip Snowden
Clemenceau
King George V
Lord Fisher And His Biographer
Charles Stewart Parnell
‘B.-P.’
Roosevelt From Afar


Bound in navy blue cloth.  The book is in excellent condition with the gilt titling as new.
Nice bright, tight copy.
The dust jacket has a closed tear to the top left at the front, and a short strip (about 1/4 inch deep) missing from the top of the spine extending about one inch into the back.

Cohen A105.3.a   Woods A43(b)

Estimated value: $600.00

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