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Joan of Arc

Winston S. Churchill

Published by Dodd, Mead & Company, 1969
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This interesting little book is excerpted from Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. On 29 December 1938, Churchill wrote to his wife regarding his initial draft about this part of his history: "I have just finished writing about Joan of Arc. I think she is the winner in the whole of French history. The leading women of these days were more forceful and remarkable than the men." Profusely illustrated, this slim volume contains 17 illustrations by the distinguished artist Lauren Ford. Though 16 of these illustrations had previously been published as black and white drawings, this is their first appearance in color. The illustration on the dust jacket front cover and frontispiece is original to this edition. This little-known edition is scarce and thus missing from many collections. Many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws, very often including library stickers or writing on the spine. This copy is not ex library and in fact has no previous ownership markings of any kind. The white cloth binding of this edition proved highly susceptible to soiling and spotting. Here the binding is unusually clean, bright, and square. The contents are crisp, clean, and tight. No spotting. No inscriptions. The only cosmetic flaw keeping this copy from being truly fine is a small, .75 inch loss to the blank endpapers at the lower third of the rear hinge. The dust jacket is slightly toned on the spine, but otherwise bright and clean. There is wear and fractional loss at the spine head and upper corners and the front flap is neatly price-clipped. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Joan of Arc
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
Publication Date: 1969
Binding: Hardcover
Illustrator: Lauren Ford
Book Condition: Near fine
Edition: 1st Edition.

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Winston S. Churchill
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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Very good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. Lauren Ford (illustrator). 1st Edition. This interesting little book is excerpted from Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. On 29 December 1938, Churchill wrote to his wife regarding his initial draft about this part of his history: "I have just finished writing about Joan of Arc. I think she is the winner in the whole of French history. The leading women of these days were more forceful and remarkable than the men." Profusely illustrated, this slim volume contains 17 illustrations by the distinguished artist Lauren Ford. Though 16 of these illustrations had previously been published as black and white drawings, this is their first appearance in color. The illustration on the dust jacket front cover and frontispiece is original to this edition. This little-known edition is scarce and thus missing from many collections. Many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws, very often including library stickers or writing on the spine. Here is the first edition, first and only impression, very good condition in the dust jacket. This copy is ex-library with some flaws but in better than average ex-library condition. Exterior presentation is quite good for an ex-library copy. Plusses: The dust jacket is unclipped, clean, and unusually bright with no library stickers or markings. Minus: A roughly 1/8 inch strip has been removed from the entire bottom of the jacket, leaving it just a little short. This was likely done to fit the jacket to an institutional library dust jacket cover. The white boards and spine are clean but for a tape stain on the lower right front corner and some wear at the tail of the spine. Contents are clean and bright. There is a "Buffalo and Erie County Public Library" card pocket on the rear endpaper and a small date stamp "MAR11 1970" to the blank back of page 47. The contents are otherwise unmarked. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334. Seller Inventory # 000302

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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Co, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Poor. Dust Jacket Condition: Yes, with plastic cover. Item is only "acceptable" condition. It has been extensively read and shows many signs of wear to the cover, dust jacket, spine and pages, curling to the corners and yellowing. Perfectly readable, but not suitable for a gift or collection. Reading copy only. Binding is tight. Spine has a lean. Dust jacket has cipping at the top of spine. Top edges of pages are dusty. Heavy black crayon markings on front end paper and an ink mark on back end paper. Pages have finger-soiling. Former library book with usual library stamps, tape stains, markings and shelf wear. Seller Inventory # 3010

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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Very good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. Lauren Ford (illustrator). 1st Edition. This interesting little book is excerpted from Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. On 29 December 1938, Churchill wrote to his wife regarding his initial draft about this part of his history: "I have just finished writing about Joan of Arc. I think she is the winner in the whole of French history. The leading women of these days were more forceful and remarkable than the men." Profusely illustrated, this slim volume contains 17 illustrations by the distinguished artist Lauren Ford. Though 16 of these illustrations had previously been published as black and white drawings, this is their first appearance in color. The illustration on the dust jacket front cover and frontispiece is original to this edition. This little-known edition is scarce and thus missing from many collections. Many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws, very often including library stickers or writing on the spine. This copy is not ex library and in fact has no previous ownership markings of any kind. The dust jacket is bright, and unclipped with the $3.50 price intact. There is light wear at the edges, corners, and hinges and a neat .75 inch closed tear to the upper edge of the rear face. The contents are crisp, clean, bright, and tight with no spotting and no inscriptions. The white boards are unusually bright and clean with square corners. The significant flaw with this book is a .25 wide strip of brown staining next to the hinge on both the front and rear covers that runs the vertical length of the spine. The staining appears to be caused by some previous spotting. The spine itself is only lightly affected. An imperfect but still very good copy. Shown here without a DJ protector to give you a clear view of the dust jacket. Comes with a mylar dust jacket protector. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334. Seller Inventory # 000551

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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near fine. Lauren Ford (illustrator). 1st Edition. This interesting little book is excerpted from Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. On 29 December 1938, Churchill wrote to his wife regarding his initial draft about this part of his history: "I have just finished writing about Joan of Arc. I think she is the winner in the whole of French history. The leading women of these days were more forceful and remarkable than the men." Profusely illustrated, this slim volume contains 17 illustrations by the distinguished artist Lauren Ford. Though 16 of these illustrations had previously been published as black and white drawings, this is their first appearance in color. The illustration on the dust jacket front cover and frontispiece is original to this edition. This little-known edition is scarce and thus missing from many collections. Many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws, very often including library stickers or writing on the spine. This copy is ex-library, but in superior condition nonetheless - particularly the dust jacket. The dust jacket is unclipped with the $3.50 price intact. It is also entirely complete with no chips, tears, or losses. No ex-library markings of any kind. The dust jacket is marred only by some scuff marks to the lower half of the spine and a few tiny scuffs to the front face near the edges. The white cloth boards are marred only by light soiling at the edges and some tape residue where the old, library dust jacket protector was evidently taped to the boards. As with the dust jacket, there are no external ex-library markings on the book itself. Internal ex-library markings are confined to a card pocket glued to the ffep, a "Pinellas County Board of Public Instruction" ink stamp on the half title, and a blacked out ink stamp on the final free endpaper. Despite the ex-library status, this is a respectable copy notable for the superior dust jacket. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334. Seller Inventory # 001200

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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. Lauren Ford (illustrator). 1st Edition. This interesting little book is excerpted from Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. On 29 December 1938, Churchill wrote to his wife regarding his initial draft about this part of his history: "I have just finished writing about Joan of Arc. I think she is the winner in the whole of French history. The leading women of these days were more forceful and remarkable than the men." Profusely illustrated, this slim volume contains 17 illustrations by the distinguished artist Lauren Ford. Though 16 of these illustrations had previously been published as black and white drawings, this is their first appearance in color. The illustration on the dust jacket front cover and frontispiece is original to this edition. This little-known edition is scarce and thus missing from many collections. Many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws, very often including library stickers or writing on the spine. This is a collector-worthy copy. It is not ex-library, but instead near-fine plus in a very good plus dust jacket. The white cloth binding of this edition proved quite susceptible to soiling and signs of use. Here the binding is unusually clean - square and tight with sharp corners, bright gilt, and virtually no wear. A trivial hint of soiling is confined to the top edge of the front cover. The contents are superior - crisp and bright with no previous ownership markings or spotting. The text block edges are likewise bright and clean. The dust jacket is unusually clean and complete, with no losses or tears. Moreover, it is unclipped, still bearing the original $3.50 price on the front flap. Trivial wear at the spine ends, front hinge, and corners and light soiling are the only dust jacket flaws noted. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334. Seller Inventory # 002063

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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Lauren Ford (illustrator). First edition. This interesting little book is excerpted from Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. On 29 December 1938, Churchill wrote to his wife regarding his initial draft about this part of his history: "I have just finished writing about Joan of Arc. I think she is the winner in the whole of French history. The leading women of these days were more forceful and remarkable than the men." Profusely illustrated, this slim volume contains 17 illustrations by the distinguished artist Lauren Ford. Though 16 of these illustrations had previously been published as black and white drawings, this is their first appearance in color. The illustration on the dust jacket front cover and frontispiece is original to this edition. This little-known edition is scarce and thus missing from many collections. Many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws, very often including library stickers or writing on the spine. This copy is not ex-library, a truly fine example in a very good dust jacket. The white cloth binding remains immaculate and square, with sharp corners and bright gilt. The contents are likewise pristine, with no spotting or previous ownership marks. The dust jacket remains bright and unclipped, retaining the original $3.50 front flap price. We note only light soiling to the rear panel and a little wear at the spine ends and corners. The dust jacket is protected with a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334. Seller Inventory # 003353

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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. Lauren Ford (illustrator). 1st Edition. This interesting little book is excerpted from Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. On 29 December 1938, Churchill wrote to his wife regarding his initial draft about this part of his history: "I have just finished writing about Joan of Arc. I think she is the winner in the whole of French history. The leading women of these days were more forceful and remarkable than the men." Profusely illustrated, this slim volume contains 17 illustrations by the distinguished artist Lauren Ford. Though 16 of these illustrations had previously been published as black and white drawings, this is their first appearance in color. The illustration on the dust jacket front cover and frontispiece is original to this edition. This little-known edition is scarce and thus missing from many collections. Many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws, very often including library stickers or writing on the spine. This is a collector-worthy copy. It is not ex-library, but instead truly fine in a very good plus dust jacket. The white cloth binding of this edition proved quite susceptible to soiling and signs of use. Here the binding is immaculate - square and tight with sharp corners, bright gilt, and no soiling or wear. The contents are likewise pristine - crisp and bright with no previous ownership markings or spotting. The book feels unread. Even the text block edges are bright and clean. The dust jacket is unusually clean and complete, with no losses or tears. Moreover, it is unclipped, still bearing the original $3.50 price on the front flap. The only thing keeping this dust jacket from being truly fine is light wear to the spine, primarily at the ends, and fractional wear at the corners. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334. Seller Inventory # 001765

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