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THOUGHTS AND ADVENTURES

[First English Edition in Variant Green Binding]


$850.00

By: Winston S. Churchill
Edition: First English Times Book Club Edition
Biblio: (Cohen A95.1.a) (Woods A39a)
Date: 1932
Published: Thornton Butterworth Ltd. [London]
Size (Details): 8vo (320 pages, illustrated with cartoon reproductions and a photo frontis)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Green cloth]

Category: First Editions by Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 207602

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THOUGHTS AND ADVENTURES

A terrific anthology of Churchill essays and magazine articles from the 1920s and early 1930s on a wide variety of subjects, including "Painting as a Pastime." Issued in the U.S. under the title AMID THESE STORMS.

Description: This is a very good First English edition copy in the variant green binding. There is a Times Book Club sticker on the rear pastedown, which would suggest that this is a [London] Times Book Club edition unmentioned in any of the bibliographies. Were all green clothbound First English editions, in fact, Times Book Club editions?

Without question, this one is.

The cloth here is fresh, with a tiny chip at the spine head. The gilt spine type is just a bit dulled. The contents are fine and unfoxed.

A very interesting variant volume.

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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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