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Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill Step By Step 1939 1st Edition Fine Sangorski Style Binding
London: Thornton Butterworth, 1939. A sumptuous Sangorski/Bayntun-style fine binding as new. Interior very good - see photos. A Fine Binding, Newly Completed The Book Step by Step 1936-1939 by Winston Churchill Published by Thornton Butterworth in 1939 First edition first impression Book measures approx. 8 inches x 6 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 minor spots/reading marks (see photos) but overall the pages ae very clean Fold-out map to rear in pristine condition 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 collection of 82 articles written by Churchill over 3 years in the run up to war. 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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Andrew Sims Bookbinding (andrew--sims--bookbinding) [Monmouthshire, GB]
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