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MARK SYKES

His Life and Letters


MARK SYKES
$450.00

By: Shane Leslie [With an Introduction by the Right Hon. Winston Churchill]
Edition: First English Edition/2nd Impression
Biblio: (Cohen B29.1) (Woods B9)
Date: 1923
Published: Cassell and Co. [London]
Size (Details): 8vo (319 pages, over 30 illustrations in line and half-tone.)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Blue cloth]

Category: Books with Winston Churchill Contributions
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 10980

Description: Soldier, adventurer, diplomat, Sykes served in the Boer War and was a figure in World War -era Middle East politics before his early death in 1919. This is a second impression of the First English edition, in the exceptionally rare dust jacket, which is complete but has a circular stain on the front face and extensive internal tape reinforcement. The book is beautiful, clean and unfaded, with bright gilt. Contents fine, with minor foxing to fore-edges only. Most unique thus.

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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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