• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    CHURCHILL, Winston Leonard Spencer. The Story of My Early Life A Roving Commission. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. 8° (206 x 139mm), plates and maps, one folding. Original grey cloth (spine faded, lower cover soiled). INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to Richard Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor (1935-2008; front blank with inscription "To Richard from Winston S. Churchill July 1948"). First published in 1930.

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    CHURCHILL, Winston Leonard Spencer. The Story of My Early Life A Roving Commission. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. 8° (206 x 139mm), plates and maps, one folding. Original grey cloth (spine faded, lower cover soiled). INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to Richard Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor (1935-2008; front blank with inscription "To Richard from Winston S. Churchill July 1948"). First published in 1930.


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