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[Rare First Hardcover Edition in Dust Jacket]


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By: Winston S. Churchill
Edition: First English Edition (First Printing)
Biblio: (Cohen A92.1.a) (Woods A38)
Date: 1931
Published: Thornton Butterworth Ltd. [London]
Size (Details): 8vo (144 pages)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Orange cloth]

Category: First Editions by Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 206199

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This slender compilation of speeches about Gandhi and "Our Duty in India" was simultaneously published in especially handsome hardcover and softcover editions, both much prized today by collectors.

Description: This is an extraordinarily fine copy of the exceedingly rare hardcover first edition, in the even scarcer dust jacket, which is fresh and bright, lightly edge-chipped, with fractional losses along the upper edges and a short closed tear on each face. The jacket spine has darkened ever so modestly. The book itself is pristine and appears unopened; the cloth a brilliant orange, the contents fine and unfoxed. As precious and rarely seen as any volume in the Churchill canon.

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Bibliographic numbers (in parentheses) are from Frederick Woods' original Churchill bibliography (Woods), as emended by Richard Langworth in his Connoisseur's Guide; and from the new, greatly expanded Churchill bibliography by Ronald Cohen (Cohen).





 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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