Marlborough: His Life and Times. Winston S. Churchill.

Marlborough: His Life and Times

Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1933-38, The first Canadian was published in 4 volumes in 1933, 34, 36, 38 respectively. All use the same setting as the English firsts, and probably used English sheets. Vols I-III bear the Ryerson Press imprint on spines and title pages. Vol. IV states Harrap. All four volumes are bound in a smooth purple cloth, unbeveled boards, and the spine title omits “His Life and Times” Here is a set of the Canadian first editions all with correct dustwrappers. Vol I has some sunning along the edges of the boards, page edges off white, owner inscription, dustwrapper unclipped, darkened on spine, minor edge wear; vol II has bright gilt, clean and tight, splash on foredges, dustwrapper is repaired along edges with old browned cello tape, but all there; vol. III is very clean and crisp, some sunning at head of spine where the light got past the dj, dustwrapper is unclipped, wear and cracks at spine ends with loss to 6 mm depth; vol IV is the correct Harrap issue with smooth purple cloth, crisp and bright, dustwrapper is a clean, unclipped Harrap issue. (ICS A40ac). Item #13987

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