Lot 23

CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1974-1965).  A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. London: Cassell, 1956-58. 4 volumes, large 8vo. Half titles, maps. Original red cloth gilt, dust-jackets (dust-jackets with some chipping). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Woods A138a. With another set of the same work (inscribed by a class [?]to a departing master at Stowe School in 1956, 4 vols., one vol. lacking dust-jacket), the same author’s My Early Life. A Roving Commission (London, 1943, dust-jacket, wartime reprint with publisher’s printed slip, referring to Churchill as ‘Peter Patrice’, pasted at the front), Neville Thompson’s The Transvaal in War and Peace (London, 1900, cloth) and W. H. Thompson’s I Was Churchill’s Shadow (London, 1951, dust-jacket, FIRST EDITION). (11)

Estimate: £70-£100

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