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New York: Morrow, 1935. From the original memoir edited by Jean Hanoteau, further edited, abridged and with introduction by George Libaire. Illustrated. xiv + 422pp., 8vo, red cloth, gift inscription in green ink front free endpaper. New York: William Morrow and Company, (1935). A very good (+) copy.
Milan: Casa Editrice Ceschina, 1925. Illustrated throughout with 16 color plates, some embellished with gilt, depicting Italian medals, ribbons and uniforms. 123pp of text in Italian. Short thin 4to, grey cloth with inset color pictorial label (cloth is well-rubbed but sound; inner hinges strengthened). Milano: Casa Editrice Ceschina, 1925. Very good.
London: Longmans, 1817. Ornamented with Churchyard's arms, a facsimile of his writing, and a facsimile of his signature. 211pp., small 8vo, 3/4 calf, red leather spine label, raised bands; rear hinge neatly mended, light foxing on flyleaf. London: Longman, Hurst, 1817. Very good (+). 16th-century writings by Thomas Churchyard, English soldier of fortune and writer.
London: Bensley, 1808. 12 copperplate engravings of scenes from Nelson's life and career, 2 illustrations of his funeral procession and coffin, and a facsimile of a letter from Nelson to Thomas Lloyd. 100 pages with wide margins, tall slim 4to, full leather with gilt decorated edges, re-backed in plain brown cloth; minor and scattered foxing, small ink inscription on dedication page, covers quite worn but still sound and handsome. London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, 1808. A very good...
London: Longmans, 1899. Maps, plans & frontispiece illustrations. 2 thick volumes, original dark blue cloth, with gilt titles & pictorial decoration to the spine & front cover. London: Longmans, Green, 1899. First Edition. An attractive set of Churchill's second published work, in a cloth slipcase lettered in gilt, with a crest. The black end-papers have been professionally replaced, and there is foxing throughout , but a sturdy set with minimal cover wear, that presents very well.
London: Longmans, 1898. Frontispiece portrait & 6 maps, 4 folding. original green cloth, gold-stamped the the front cover & spine. London: Longmans Green, 1898. First Edition. Churchill's scarce first book. There is light foxing throughout; the original black front end-paper is scuffed where a bookplate was removed; front fly-leaf starting to detach; ownership signature on half-title. Lack of errata slip & 12/97 on he 32p. catalogue in the back indicate a first state.
London: Harrap, 1933. Frontispiece; numerous illustrations, facsimiles, maps and plans throughout, 4 vols., thick 8vo, gilt-stamped plum colored cloth, d.w. London: Harrap, (1933-8). First Editions. The first three volumes are typically very prone to fading on the spine, even through the dust wrappers. In this set, volumes II, III & IV are in full color.Volume I is faded, has a cracked inner hinge, sporadic foxing & a price-clipped dust wrapper. Two of the volumes have rubber stamped ownership markings. The...