London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). The Unrelenting Struggle. War Speeches ... Compiled by Charles Eade. London: Cassell, 1942. 8°. Half title, 5 half tone plates (some very light mainly marginal spotting and browning). Original grey/blue cloth gilt, dust-jacket (large piece torn from jacket, tears with loss to corners). FIRST EDITION. Woods A89. PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "To Frank Sawyers from Winston S. Churchill, 1942." Loosely-inserted is a typed compliment slip ("With the compliments of the Prime Minister") headed "10 Downing Street".
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