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LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILL

[First English Edition Set]


$1,750.00

By: Winston S. Churchill
Edition: First English Edition Set
Biblio: (Cohen A17.1) (Woods A8a)
Date: 1906
Published: Macmillan & Co. [London]
Size (Details): 8vo (584 pages, and 544 pages, illustrated, with tissue protected photo frontispieces.)
Binding: Hardcover [Deep red cloth]
Volumes: 2 volumes

Category: First Editions by Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 205605

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LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILL

Churchill's impassioned two-volume biography written in defense of his maligned father's posthumous reputation. Subsequently issued in an unabridged one-volume edition. A bulwark of any Churchill collection.

Description: This is a beautiful First English edition set. The bindings are square and tight, the gilt titles are bright, the cloth is a deep red. There is a smattering of pale blue stain along the spine of Volume I and the spine points are a touch rubbed on both volumes. The contents of both volumes are fine, if ever so faintly foxed. A very healthy set.

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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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