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Winston S. Churchill
Winston Churchill, India, 1990, inscribed by Richard Langworth to Martin Gilbert
India Winston S. Churchill Hopkinton, New Hampshire: Dragonwyck Publishing, 1990 First U.S. edition, in dust jacket, presentation copy inscribed by the publisher, Richard M. Langworth, to Churchill's Official Biographer, Sir Martin Gilbert Condition: Fine Jacket Condition: Near Fine This compelling presentation copy of the first U.S. edition, only printing is inscribed by the publisher to Churchill's official biographer. The inscription, inked in ten lines on the front free endpaper, reads "Inscribed to | Martin Gilbert | from the Publisher | (a would-be Thornton-Butterworth) | With best personal regards, | and to convey the good wishes | of Manfred Weidhorn | - and the author. | Boston 16.11.91 | Richard Langworth" Condition is fine in a near fine dust jacket. The inscribed volume is immaculate inside and out, essentially as-new with no reportable wear, soiling, or flaws. The dust jacket is crisp and complete with no wear, marred only by typical sunning of the orange spine. The dust jacket is protected beneath a clear, removable, archival cover. First published in 1931 (by Thornton Butterworth, to whom the inscription refers), India is a collection of 10 speeches by Churchill as part of his campaign against the India Bill, over which he broke with his party's leadership. Though his cause was lost, these speeches are considered to contain some of the finest examples of Churchill's rhetorical brilliance. This is one of the few Churchill titles for which there was no concurrent U.S. edition. The 1931 British first edition is most commonly found in orange paper wraps. A much r … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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