Winston Churchill

Published by England, 1917
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Andre Strong Bookseller (Blue Hill, ME, U.S.A.)

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4 x 5 3/4 in. 34 pgs. This the American novelist, not the British politician. Buff paper boards with black and red printed paper label on cover. Signed with a dedication on ffep by Winston Churchill, as follows: 'To my friend George Barr McCutcheon, Winston Churchill', in black ink. The book is in a custom-made quarter red morocco slip-case, with scarlet cloth, with one raised band and gilt and brown decoration and lettering on the spine, with the date, 1917, at the base. Furthermore, the book has a protective wrap-around case of the same scarlet cloth over gray paper boards that slips inside the case. All is very finely wrought. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE ; with extremely clean and fresh covers and text, binding perfect, a cherished object that was well protected. The book was written by Churchill at the request of Bishop William Lawrence, and privately printed as a contribution to the church. At the pension fund dinner in behalf of the benefit, each guest was presented with a copy. George Barr McCutcheon (1866-1928) was an American novelist and playwright. His engraved bookplate, with his name on it, is on the front pastedown. A very rare book with a very fine signed dedication. Memoir. RGR. Bookseller Inventory # 20234

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Publisher: England

Publication Date: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited ed

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Andre Strong Bookseller and Red Gap Books have two shops in Blue Hill, on the coast of Maine. One is a used book shop with a wide selection of subject for big readers, and the other is Red Gap Rare, an elegant space with a large, ever- changing collection of books for collectors. The entire stock of Red Gap rare is listed on

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