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The Great War (Home Library binding, 4 volumes complete) in the publisher's original shipping box and previously unconfirmed publisher's dust jackets by Winston S. Churchill

London: George Newnes Limited, 1935. First Illustrated edition. Hardcover. This is a time capsule set of the first illustrated edition of Churchill's history of the First World War, an especially clean and bright set of the striking Home Library issu...

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$1,260.00


A letter from Winston Churchill's close friend and indispensable wartime Chief of Staff, General Lord Hastings Lionel "Pug" Ismay seeking a copy of Churchill's first book less than a month after Churchill's death and in the final year of Ismay's own life by General Lord Hastings Lionel "Pug" Ismay and Winston S. Churchill

Worcestershire, 1965. Hardcover. Winston Churchill's close friend and indispensable wartime Chief of Staff, "Pug" Ismay, wrote this letter seeking a copy of Churchill's first book less than a month after Churchill's death and in the...

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$1,050.00


The Call of the Wild by Jack London

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Philip R. Goodwin & Charles Livingston Bull. This is a jacketed first edition of perhaps the most iconic work of an archetypally American author and giant of early twentieth...

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$6,825.00


The World Crisis 1911-1918 by Winston S. Churchill

London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1937. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is a jacketed British first edition, third and final printing of the first Abridged & Revised edition of Churchill's monumental and acclaimed history of the First World War....

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$368.00


The Gathering Storm, the first volume of Churchill's history of the Second World War, warmly inscribed in the year of publication to his sister-in-law, who lost her youngest son in action and whose older son spent most of the war as a POW before his daring escape by Winston S. Churchill

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. First edition, third printing. Hardcover. This presentation copy of the first volume of Winston Churchill’s history of the Second World War is a first edition, third printing, warmly inscribed to his sister-in...

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$9,450.00


Marlborough: His Life and Times, a full set of British first editions, inscribed and dated in Volume I to Churchill's godson the day after publication by Winston S. Churchill

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This full set of four British first edition, first printings, is inscribed to Churchill's godson. The five-line inked inscription on the Volume I first free end...

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$7,875.00


A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Publisher's Presentation set of the first U.S. edition by Winston S. Churchill

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1956. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is a full publisher's presentation set of the U.S. first edition of Churchill's sweeping history and last great work. The first draft of A History of the English-Speaking Peop...

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$630.00


The World Crisis, a remarkable set of British first editions with five dated inscriptions from Churchill to his Aunt and significant annotations by her son, Churchill's Cousin, concerning the Battle of Jutland by Winston S. Churchill

London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. This is an extraordinary inscribed and annotated British first edition set of Churchill's history of the First World War. Each of the five books (the 1916-1918 book was issued in ...

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$26,250.00


The World Crisis: The Aftermath by Winston S. Churchill

London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1929. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is the British first edition, first printing of the fifth and penultimate volume of Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War. This fifth volume deals with the postw...

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$578.00


The Second World War: The Hinge of Fate, a bibliographically significant Editor's copy from the Cassell and Company archives, accompanied by galley sheets and typed emendations by Winston S. Churchill

London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1951. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This first edition, first printing of the fourth volume of Churchill’s history of the Second World War is noteworthy - a working copy from the publisher’s archiv...

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$2,310.00


The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. First edition. Hardcover. John Lockwood Kipling. This is a compelling set of British first editions of perhaps Kipling’s most famous works – the first and second Jungle Books. These copies were previously owned...

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$3,780.00


Savrola by Winston S. Churchill

London: George Newnes, Limited, 1908. First Illustrated edition. Paperback. Poor. This is the first illustrated edition of Churchill's third book and only novel. A very young Churchill was exuberant about publication at the time. Even though Savrol...

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$105.00


The People's Rights by Winston S. Churchill

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. First edition, only printing. Paperback. This is the first edition, first state of this striking, scarce, and fragile early collection of Churchill's speeches. In 1904, Churchill quit the Conservative Party and jo...

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$4,043.00


The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War by Winston S. Churchill

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1898. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, only printing of Churchill's first book, based on his exploits with Sir Bindon Blood's expedition on the Northwest Frontier of India in 189...

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$2,363.00


The World Crisis, 1916-1918: Volumes I & II by Winston S. Churchill

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a jacketed U.S. first edition set of the 1916-1918 volumes of The World Crisis, Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War. A quarter of a centu...

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$1,890.00


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