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CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965) FIRST EDITIONS OF THE...

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CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). FIRST EDITIONS OF THE MAJOR WORKS IN 49 VOLUMES, bound in near uniform sky blue half morocco by Bayntun-Rivière for H. Sotheran, gilt spines and top edges (most spines evenly sunfaded), comprising: The Story of the Malakand Field Force (1898); The River War (2 vols; 1899), original front covers and spines bound in; Savrola (1900); London to Ladysmith via Pretoria (1900), original front cover and spine bound in; Ian Hamilton's March (1900); Lord Randolph Churchill (2 vols; 1906); My African Journey (1908), original front cover and spine bound in; Liberalism and the Social Problem (1909); The World Crisis (5vols. in 6; 1923-31); The World Crisis 1911-1918 (1931, abridged edition, in darker blue half morocco); My Early Life (1930, map slightly torn); India (1931, paperbound copies of 1st edition and 2nd impression, boxed); Thoughts and Adventures (1932); Marlborough His Life and Times (4 vols; 1933-38); Great Contemporaries (1937); Arms and the Covenant (1938); Step by Step 1936-1939 (1939). With 12 other works in 22 volumes, published 1946-64 ( Sinews of Peace , 1948, in darker blue morocco). ALL MOROCCO-BOUND FIRST EDITIONS, the product of 60 years of authorship. With: The People's Rights . London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1910]. 4°. (Browned, final index leaf torn with loss.) Original front wrapper with portrait (lacks rear wrapper, spine worn), blue morocco-backed watered-silk box. FIRST EDITION -- The Harrow Calendar (Harrow: 1891) and 14 other volumes containing references to or contributions by Churchill (1901-1959), all but one volume uniformly bound in red half morocco by Bayntun-Rivière -- The official biography by Randolph Churchill (7 vols; 1966-69) and Martin Gilbert (17 vols; 1971-2001) uniformly bound in dark blue half morocco gilt (some spines sunfaded) -- 14 other miscellaneous volumes by or relating to Churchill, including Ronald Cohen's bibliography in 3 volumes. Provenance : Geoffrey John Fletcher (bookplates).
CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). FIRST EDITIONS OF THE MAJOR WORKS IN 49 VOLUMES, bound in near uniform sky blue half morocco by Bayntun-Rivière for H. Sotheran, gilt spines and top edges (most spines evenly sunfaded), comprising: The Story of the Malakand Field Force (1898); The River War (2 vols; 1899), original front covers and spines bound in; Savrola (1900); London to Ladysmith via Pretoria (1900), original front cover and spine bound in; Ian Hamilton's March (1900); Lord Randolph Churchill (2 vols; 1906); My African Journey (1908), original front cover and spine bound in; Liberalism and the Social Problem (1909); The World Crisis (5vols. in 6; 1923-31); The World Crisis 1911-1918 (1931, abridged edition, in darker blue half morocco); My Early Life (1930, map slightly torn); India (1931, paperbound copies of 1st edition and 2nd impression, boxed); Thoughts and Adventures (1932); Marlborough His Life and Times (4 vols; 1933-38); Great Contemporaries (1937); Arms and the Covenant (1938); Step by Step 1936-1939 (1939). With 12 other works in 22 volumes, published 1946-64 ( Sinews of Peace , 1948, in darker blue morocco). ALL MOROCCO-BOUND FIRST EDITIONS, the product of 60 years of authorship. With: The People's Rights . London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1910]. 4°. (Browned, final index leaf torn with loss.) Original front wrapper with portrait (lacks rear wrapper, spine worn), blue morocco-backed watered-silk box. FIRST EDITION -- The Harrow Calendar (Harrow: 1891) and 14 other volumes containing references to or contributions by Churchill (1901-1959), all but one volume uniformly bound in red half morocco by Bayntun-Rivière -- The official biography by Randolph Churchill (7 vols; 1966-69) and Martin Gilbert (17 vols; 1971-2001) uniformly bound in dark blue half morocco gilt (some spines sunfaded) -- 14 other miscellaneous volumes by or relating to Churchill, including Ronald Cohen's bibliography in 3 volumes. Provenance : Geoffrey John Fletcher (bookplates).

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
Auktionsdatum: 15.11.2013
Adresse: Christie's
15 November 2013, London, South Kensington