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LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILL

[First American Edition Set]


$1,500.00

By: Winston S. Churchill
Edition: First American Edition Set
Biblio: (Cohen A17.2) (Woods A8aa)
Date: 1906
Published: Macmillan & Co. [New York]
Size (Details): 8vo (586 pages and 546 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: 47

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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 very good First American edition set. The red cloth retains deep, rich color. The gilt titles are bright, as are the gilded top edges. The spines are well-rounded, with just a hint of fraying at the spine heads. There are three noticeable surface scratches along the spine edge of Volume I and two faint dents in the upper edge of the front board. The front hinge of Volume I is just beginning to give. The contents of both volumes are otherwise fine, clean and unfoxed. A truly lovely 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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