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MY EARLY LIFE. A Roving Commission by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S - First Edition - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 9919)

MY EARLY LIFE. A Roving Commission

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MY EARLY LIFE. A Roving Commission

by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

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Thornton Butterworth Limited. London. 1930. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 2nd state, with 12 titles by Churchill listed on the half title. Illustrated throughout with maps and portraits. A clean and bright copy, Finely bound in recent full red morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated with Rampant Lion device, all in gilt. Single gilt decorative border on boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy. Churchill's autobiographical writings on his younger years.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
9919
Title
MY EARLY LIFE. A Roving Commission
Author
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thornton Butterworth Limited. London. 1930
Bookseller catalogs
Winston Churchill; Fine bindings;

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fine
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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]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
First Edition
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device
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half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...[more]
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]
morocco
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