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CHURCHILL, Winston.


CHURCHILL, Winston. [A Book of Press Cuttings] 1946.

4to. (26 x 20 cm.). 58 leaves filled with newspaper cuttings of Churchill from c.1940 to 1951. With a tipped in typed note on House of Commons notepaper addressed to Mrs. James signed by E.A. Gilliatt (Churchill's secretary) dated 4th July 1946 "I return to you herewith your book of cuttings which Mr. Churchill has been pleased to sign for you. I am sorry that there has been such a delay, but as you may realise Mr. Churchill is very much pressed these days". Bound in burgundy moire cloth covered boards with contrasting salmon pink spine; titled "Churchill" in gilt across lower right corner of upper board. Signed in black ink "Winston S. Churchill" on the front paste-down beneath a head picture of him. with 10 tipped in postcards of Churchill.

The collection evidently grew after having been signed in 1946.

Price £ 1500.00
Stock Code F49261
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