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A Novel

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By: Winston S. Churchill
Edition: Second American Edition
Biblio: (Cohen A3.7) (Woods A3ea)
Date: 1956
Published: Random House [NY]
Size (Details): 8vo (241 pages, frontis portrait)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Blue and Red cloth]

Category: First Editions by Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 15591



The first and only Churchill novel, a statement of personal and political philosophy delivered as a fictional adventure yarn. U.S. publication preceded the British issue by roughly ten days, rendering the American first edition the true first.

Description: This is a very good copy of the Second American Edition, in an unclipped dust jacket that is lightly edge-chipped at the spine head and tail, else fine. The contents are fine.

SAVROLA was broadcast on November 15, 1956 as a one-hour teleplay, live and in color on NBC's Matinee Theater, starring Sarah Churchill. This Random House reissue no doubt emerged to coincide with the broadcast.

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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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