A Roving Commission (My Early Life). Winston S. Churchill.

A Roving Commission (My Early Life)

Scribners, NY, 1930, The first American edition of Churchill’s autobiography. Bound in a smooth red cloth which has proved very prone to fading on the spine. 377 pages, illustrated with photos, maps and drawings. There were two impressions in 1930. Only the first has the A code on the copyright page. Book is clean, front cover unmarked, gilt bright but some rubbing, spine deep unfaded red, gilt dull, armorial bookplate on pastedown, no foxing. Correct original dustjacket is unclipped, has edge wear and cracks, loss to 20 mm at top of front joint, red area of spine faded. (A37b). Item #50097

Price: $900.00

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