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SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL: HONORARY CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES

[Leatherbound Miniature Book]


$275.00

By: Various Contributors, including Winston S Churchill and President John F. Kennedy
Edition: First Edition [1 of 1,000 copies]
Biblio: (Cohen B177)
Date: 1963
Published: Achille J. St. Onge [Worcester, MA]
Size (Details): 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches (30 pages)
Binding: Hardcover [Crimson leather]

Category: Books with Winston Churchill Contributions
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 9737

Description: This is a very good copy of the scarce and beautifully produced limited edition miniature book (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches) published to commemorate Winston Churchill's honorary U.S. citizenship bestowed by President John F. Kennedy on April 9, 1963. The texts of the Act by Congress designating Churchill an Honorary Citizen of the U.S.; President Kennedy's remarks on the occasion; the Presidential Proclamation and Churchill's letter to the President in response are reproduced in full.

One of 1,000 copies leatherbound in full crimson Morocco, all edges gilt, this handsome rarity is in virtually mint condition.

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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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