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Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill My Early Life 1930 1st Edition Fine Sangorski Style Binding
London: Thornton Butterworth, 1930. A sumptuous Sangorski/Bayntun-style fine binding as new. Interior very good - see photos. A Fine Binding, Newly Completed The Book My Early Life by Winston Churchill Published by Thornton Butterworth in 1930 First edition second state as shown by the 12 titles listed on the reverse of the half title page Book measures approx. 8.5 inches x 5.75 inches The Binding Finely bound in full maroon morocco leather Single line gilt panels to front and rear boards Churchill facsimile signature in gilt to front board Spine with raised bands, gilt lines, titles and gilt motifs to panels Decorative gilt rolls to inner turn-ins, gilt lines to board edges and headcaps Marbled endpapers Hand-sewn silk endbands All gilt work tooled by hand in 24 carat gold leaf All edges of text block gilt Condition Exterior - the fine binding is in immaculate condition Interior - very good - see photos. One or two spots/reading marks but generally very clean At some point the book has been trimmed and resewn as single sheets, so the gutter margin is a trifle narrow but the book opens well Shipping I provide free UK shipping on all my fine bindings I pack books securely and ship promptly after payment is received I provide tracking information to the purchaser once dispatched Summary An opportunity to purchase an increasingly scarce first edition of Churchill's autobiography, now preserved in a sumptuous fine binding. Would make a wonderful gift and a sound investment. Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions about the book or binding. Andrew Sims i … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Andrew Sims Bookbinding (andrew--sims--bookbinding) [Monmouthshire, GB]
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