8 December 2015
CHURCHILL, Winston S. The Second World War, and an Epilogue on the Years 1945-1957. London: Cassell & Co., 1959.
8° (211 x 136mm). Half-title, engraved maps and charts. BOUND FOR CHURCHILL in plum morocco, upper cover with central gilt monogram initials of Churchill within the Order of the Garter emblem, spine gilt, edges gilt, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. All edges gilt. Provenance: Winston S. Churchill (binding); sold Sotheby's, London, 15 July 1998, lot 151; Malcolm S. Forbes, Jr. (sold Christie’s New York, 21 June 2013, lot 117).
A FINE BINDING EXECUTED FOR CHURCHILL for this 1959 abridgment of his classic wartime memoir. Woods A123c.
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