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MARLBOROUGH. His life and times.
George G.Harrap & Co.Ltd.London.,1949. - TWO VOLUMES.--INSCRIBED BY WINSTON CHURCHILL IN VOLUME ONE,Dated 1952.--Each volume over 1000 pages with maps,plans,facsimiles and portraits.Originally published in 4 volumes before the second world war,the publishers reprinted the work on thinner paper to make this more afforable two volume edition in 1947.This set is a reprint of that edition.The work has not been reduced in any way.A very good copy in the publishers burgundy cloth,spines with gilt lettering.Both front boards with gilt stamped Marlborough coat of arms.Very good copies in dustwrappers with some mild darkening and light staining to spines and some minor rubbing to edges.The inner hinges have been strenghtened with tape on the reverse side.--Previous owners name,Rufus Clarke,written in pencil,above his address on the front blank endpaper of volume one.Rufus Clarke was a close friend of Churchill's daughter Mary and her husband Christopher and was best man at their wedding.He also served as an officer alongside Christopher at the British Embassy in Paris.: [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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