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Auktion: Auction 19.06.2012
wurde versteigert am: 19. Juni 2012
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CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). Marlborough His Life and Times. London: George G. Harrap, 1933-1938. 4 volumes, 8° (231 x 154mm). Plates and maps, some folding, illustrations. (Half-title and frontispiece to vols. I and III spotted, vol. II w...

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CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). Marlborough His Life and Times. London: George G. Harrap, 1933-1938. 4 volumes, 8° (231 x 154mm). Plates and maps, some folding, illustrations. (Half-title and frontispiece to vols. I and III spotted, vol. II with fore-edge to one folding map protruding and a little rubbed.) Original plum cloth, spines titled in gilt, Marlborough arms in gilt on sides, top edges gilt (vol. I with soiling to spine and light stains on covers, rear cover of vol. III slightly discoloured), dust-jackets to volumes II and IV (the former frayed). Provenance : Volume I a presentation copy to 'Paul Maze from Winston Churchill Oct. 1933' (inscription on half-title). Volume III also inscribed 'to Paul Maze from Winston Churchill Christmas 1937' (on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPIES of volumes I & III to Paul Maze, the Anglo-French painter (1887-1979). Maze served in both the French and British armies in World War I, and joined the British army again in the Second World War. Churchill became a close friend and a great admirer of his work, contributing the foreword to the catalogue of Maze's first New York exhibition in 1939. Woods A40(a).

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 19.06.2012
Auktionsdatum: 19.06.2012
Adresse: Christie's
London, South Kensington