Marlborough His Life And Times

First Edition / Limited Edition

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Description

Octavo (23.5 x 15.5cm), four volumes, 611pp (Vol.1), 650pp (Vol.2), 607pp (Vol.3), 670pp (Vol.4). Publishers orange morocco, gilt title and dates on spine, gilt Marlborough Family coat-of-arms on covers. Five raised bands on spine, gilt top edge, marbled endpapers. Fine binding by “Leighton-Straker” bookbinder of London. Spines slightly faded, scuff mark to spine of Volume III. Volume IV with shelf wear, nick on front board, spine. This is a limited edition of 155 signed copies by Sir Winston Churchill, with 150 sold to the public and 5 held back for the authors use. This signed copy is number 55, signed by Churchill on limitation page. Woods A40(a).
Comments: This book is the only signed limited edition published by Winston Churchill. He spent 10 years writing this book, which was dedicated to his ancestor, the First Duke of Marlborough. An incredible work from one of the 20th centuries most influential people.

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

George G. Harrap & Co. LTD.

Edition

First Edition / Limited Edition

Date Published

1933-1938

Binding

Leather bound

Condition

Near fine

Author

Churchill, Winston S.