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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
Good Minus
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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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My Early Life a Roving commission.
Winston S. Churchill
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Used - Good Minus
First Edition Second State
Thornton Butterworth Ltd
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First Edition
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second state
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The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
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