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THE FAITH OF FRANCES CRANIFORD by Winston Churchill - Hardcover - Limited ed - 1917 - from Andre Strong Bookseller (SKU: 20234)

THE FAITH OF FRANCES CRANIFORD

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THE FAITH OF FRANCES CRANIFORD

by Winston Churchill

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
Condition
Near Fine
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England, 1917. Limited ed. Hardcover. Near Fine. 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.

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Details

Bookseller
Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
20234
Title
THE FAITH OF FRANCES CRANIFORD
Author
Winston Churchill
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited ed
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
England
Date published
1917
Bookseller catalogs
Memoirs;

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Andre Strong Bookseller

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

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Andre Strong Bookseller

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Biblio.com member since: 2008
Blue Hill, Maine
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About Andre Strong Bookseller

I buy collections of books from estates in Downeast Maine and in France. We now have 2 used book stores open year round located at 33 water st Blue Hill Me. Red Gap Books (used books) & Andre Strong Bookseller (Antiquarian)

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
bookplate
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Cloth
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