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Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill Great Contemporaries 1937 1st Edition Fine Leather Binding
London: Thornton Butterworth, 1937. A sumptuous Sangorski/Bayntun-style fine binding as new. Interior very good indeed - see photos. A Fine Binding, Newly Completed The Book Great Contemporaries by Winston Churchill Published by Thornton Butterworth in 1937 First edition first impression Book measures approx. 8 inches x 6 inches The Binding Finely bound in full blue 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 Patterned 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. 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 this popular Churchill title, 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 is a passionate exponent of traditional fine binding. He has won multiple awards for his historic binding and traditional gold finishing work. He aspires to the work of the great binderies … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Andrew Sims Bookbinding (andrew--sims--bookbinding) [Monmouthshire, GB]
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