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CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). Lord Randolph Churchill . London: Spottiswoode for Macmillan, 1906.
CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). Lord Randolph Churchill . London: Spottiswoode for Macmillan, 1906. 2 volumes, 8° (223 x 137mm). Half-titles, photogravure portrait frontispieces, 2 colour-printed and 14 photogravure and other technique plates, one double-page, one folding. (Scattered spots of light browning, pinhole to half title of vol.I.) Original maroon cloth, upper boards titled in gilt and gilt-blocked with Marlborough arms, spines lettered and ruled in gilt (front inner hinges of vol I split). PRESENTATION COPY inscribed 'Joseph Rowlands Esq. from Winston S.Churchill. 1 Jan 1906' on front free endpaper of volume I. . FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION SET, INSCRIBED BY CHURCHILL THE DAY BEFORE PUBLICATION. Churchill's Lord Randolph Churchill was published on 2 January 1906 in an edition of 8,000 sets. This copy is inscribed to Joseph Rowlands, the Birmingham Conservative and early member of the Primrose League (co-founded by Randolph Churchill). Woods (1975) A8(a). (2)

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books
Auktionsdatum: 06.06.2007
Adresse: Christie's
6 June 2007, London, King Street