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

Marlborough: His Life and Times

Harrap, London, 1933-1938, hardcover. Signed limited edition. Printed on the first edition plates, with a special verso to the half title of volume I . Bound in full orange morocco by Leighton Straker, 5 raised spine bands, spine blocked gilt with short title, author, vol and year. Front board blocked with same family arms as trade edition. Top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, with decorative endpapers. One point not mentioned by Woods is that the limited edition is printed on thicker paper, with the sheets of each volume bulking about 1/8 inch thicker. There were 155 sets produced of this special edition produced, and they very seldom come on the market. This is the only limited edition in English of a work by Churchill and the only signed edition. It's rarity and desirability cannot be overstated. Normal editions with Churchill's signature appear regularly at auction. This set is is listed as "Presentation" on the limitation page, does have Churchill signature. Two big issues: There are two of vol II, and no vol IV. Vol III binding inb poor worn condition. Ask about the set of 4 original covers I have for this set. (A40a). Item #9601

Price: $5,500.00

See all items in Books by Churchill
See all items by