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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 308

    CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-65). Thoughts and Adventures. London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1932. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece portrait of the author painting, illustrations. Original green cloth lettered in gilt and ruled in blind, tan DUST-JACKET lettered in black (one small scuff mark to upper wrapper affecting black rule). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Woods A39(a). This copy is in a variant binding; Woods calls for "sandy-brown cloth."

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    CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-65). Thoughts and Adventures. London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1932. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece portrait of the author painting, illustrations. Original green cloth lettered in gilt and ruled in blind, tan DUST-JACKET lettered in black (one small scuff mark to upper wrapper affecting black rule). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Woods A39(a). This copy is in a variant binding; Woods calls for "sandy-brown cloth."

    With the same author's Step by Step 1936-1939 (London, 1939, original green cloth, DUST-JACKET, A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION) and The World Crisis (London, 1929-31, vols. V and VI only (of 5), original cloth, dust-jackets (jacket of vol. VI worn), FIRST EDITIONS). (4)


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