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My Early Life a Roving commission.

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My Early Life a Roving commission.

by Winston S. Churchill

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd, 1930. 392 pages including author's preface, maps and illustrations and index. Coarse plum cloth with gilt lettering on front and spine (5 gilt title/author lines to front). 12 titles listed to verso of fly title.Spine is faded and has some damp spots. Lower page edges are uncut. Some foxing to prelims and considerable foxing to page edges and to some margins but not affecting contents. Front gutter cracked. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown.. First Edition Second State. Cloth. Good Minus. 8vo.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
33537
Title
My Early Life a Roving commission.
Author
Winston S. Churchill
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good Minus
Edition
First Edition Second State
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thornton Butterworth Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1930
Bookseller catalogs
Autobiography & Biography;

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A Georgian four-floor antiquarian bookshop in Carlisle's historic quarter specialising in Cumbria, Scotland, Mountaineering and rare finds. We are a friendly business, which was started by a local family and is run by friendly and experienced team members.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
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]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
second state
used in book collecting to refer to a first edition, but after some change has been made in the printing, such as a correction,...[more]
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
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]
Cloth
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cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
bookplate
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