15 December 2015
CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). Marlborough His Life and Times. London: George G. Harrap, 1933.
4 volumes, 4°. Plates and illustrations. Original tan morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, Marlborough arms stamped in gilt on front covers, spine compartments with raised bands lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut; later matching morocco-backed clamshell cases by Zaehnsdorf for Asprey.
LIMITED TO 155 COPIES COPIES SIGNED BY CHURCHILL, of which 150 were for sale, this designated a "special" copy. The limited edition was originally issued in card slipcases, but this copy has been elegantly boxed in matching quarter morocco. The trade edition of 17,000 copies was issued in plum buckram. Both the limited and the trade edition of 1933 form the first English edition. Woods A40(a).
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