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1956 History of the English Speaking Peoples SIGNED by Winston Churchill 4 Vols
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A four volumes set of 'A History of the English Speaking Peoples' with excellent provenance.

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Condition: Used
Seller notes: A four volumes set of 'A History of the English Speaking Peoples' with excellent provenance. Louis88Books
Format: Hardback w/Jacket Subject: History
Non-Fiction Subject: History Sub-Subject: Britain
Language: English Printing Year: 1950-Now
Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Signed Condition: Used

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A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES.

Volume I: The Birth of Britain.

Volume II: The New World.

Volume III: The Age of Revolution.

Volume IV: The Great Democracies.

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A full set of four British Editions each inscribed

by

Sir Winston Churchill to the Chief Accountant at the Palace of Westminster

First Editions and Third Edition

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Author

Winston Churchill.

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Year of Publication

1956-1958

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Publisher

London: Cassell and Company.

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Description:

Cassell & Company., London, 1956.

Mixed Edition set:

Vol. 1 – 1957, Third Edition, signed in beautiful full leather binding.

Vol. 2 – 1956, First Edition, signed in beautiful full leather binding.

Vol. 3 – 1957, First Edition, signed in beautiful full leather binding.

Vol. 4 – 1958, First Edition, signed in beautiful full leather binding.

Hardcover. Full royal blue morocco leather binding with gilt titles and lion to the spines, lined edges to the boards, pockets to volume 1 and 3 containing letters signed by Churchill's private secretary Doreen Pugh, Vol 3 in an envelope, marbled end papers. Very Good.  3rd and 1st Editions.

8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.

Volume I: Third Edition a very good copy, signed and dated [1957] by Sir Winston Churchill, the author, without dedication on the half title, perfect in rebound full morocco leather, internally very clean and bright, tight binding. Includes, in a pocket to the front paste down, a typed letter from Churchill’s private secretary Doreen Pugh regarding the signing of the first 2 volumes.

Volume II: a very good copy, signed and dated [1957] by Sir Winston Churchill, the author, without dedication on the half title, bound in full royal blue morocco leather, internally very clean and bright, tight binding.

Volume III: a very good copy, signed by Sir Winston Churchill, the author, without dedication on the half title, bound in full royal blue morocco leather, internally very clean and bright, tight binding. Includes, in a pocket to the front paste down, a typed letter, in an envelope from Churchill’s private secretary Doreen Pugh regarding the signing of the second 2 volumes.

Volume IV: a very good copy, signed by Sir Winston Churchill, the author, without dedication on the half title, bound in full royal blue morocco leather, internally very clean and bright, tight binding.

Overall an excellent Third and First Edition set each signed by Churchill. Signed by Author.

CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, 4 volumes, tall 8vo, Cassell & Co Ltd, mixed edition set, 1957, 56, 57, 58.

Each volume is signed by Winston Churchill. With 2 Typed Letters from Churchill's Private Secretary, Doreen Pugh, one dated 22 May, 1957 stating

"I have asked Sir Winston if he would sign your two books and he said he would be glad to." The second dated 23 May 1959 stating "Sir Winston was glad to sign your books."

This set was presented to A. J. Moyes C.B.E. on his retirement as Chief Accountant at the Palace of Westminster.


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Publisher: London: Cassell and Company.
Publication Date:
1956 - 1958.
Binding: Leather Binding.
Edition: Third and First Editions.

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