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Marlborough His Life And Times

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    The first edition, first issue of Marlborough: His Life and Times, by Winton S. Churchill. Complete in four volumes.

    Octavo, [four volumes], [iv], 612pp; 651pp; [ii], 608pp; 671pp. Three quarter blue goatskin, titles in gilt, each volume dated, decorative gilt compartments. Five raised bands on spines, gilt top edge, marbled endpapers. This set was bound in Bath, England. Contents of the text blocks are near fine, with the occasional bit of toning, Housed in custom blue cloth slipcase, silk ribbon attached. Each volume complete with frontispiece, fold-out maps, battle plans, illustrated plates and facsimiles. Errata slip present in Volume I-III, not in IV, as expected. (Woods A40[a]) (Cohen A97.2(I-IV).a) A beautiful work.

    Churchill spent 10 years writing this book, which was dedicated to his ancestor, Sir John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough.

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    George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.


    First Edition, First Impression

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    Leather bound


    Near Fine


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