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Enormous Lot of Winston Churchill First Printings, Comprising of 34 Books in Total

A large lot of mostly first printings by Winston Churchill in mixed conditions, all lacking their original dust jackets. Please see images for more details. All authored by Churchill unless otherwise noted. Composed of the following:

"Lord Randolph Churchill", set of two books, First British printing, Macmillan and Company, London, 1906

"The World Crisis, 1916-1918, Volumes I & II", Set of Two First US printings by Charles Scriber's Sons, 1927. Light bubbling to the cloth. 

"The Aftermath", First US Printing by Charles Scribner's Sons 1929

"A History of the English-Speaking Peoples (The Birth of Britain / The New World / The Age of Revolution / The Great Democracies), 4 book set, Dodd Mead 1959.

"Blood, Sweat, and Tears",  First US Printing by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1941

"Frontiers and Wars", Harcourt, Brace & World Inc., New York, 1962

"While England Slept", First US Printing by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1938

"The River War:, First US Printing, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1933 

"Amid These Storms", First US Printing, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1932

"Lord Randolph Churchill", by Lord Roseberry. Humphreys 1906.

"Lord Randolph Churchill", by Robert James.  Weidenfield, 1959

"Marlborough His Life and Times", First Printing Set of 6 books. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1938

This set is in mixed condition, some have titles completely rubbed off. All internally clean. 

"The Sinews of Peace", First Printing Cassell,, 1948

"Speeches". In Six Volumes. Into Battle, The End of the Beginning, The Unrelenting Struggle, Onward Towards Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory. PLUS: Secret Session Speeches.  Mixed Printings. Cassell & Co. 1943-46 1st & reprints, 1943

"Step by Step", Later printing

"Great Contemporaries", Later printing

"My Darling Clementine", by Jack Fishman. Later printing

A grand set of Winston Churchill books which present well on the shelf.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.


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