Category: Bindings

SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL: Versuch eines Portraits Stock code: 15061


First edition, first printing. Dedication Copy presented to Clementine Churchill. Inscribed by the author. Presentation full brown morocco, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards, five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Text in German. A near fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents with a nick to the text block edge are otherwise fine and bright throughout. With the pencilled Chartwell shelf number (Drawing room 1 b 24) to the second blank.




Inscribed by Herbert Staub in blue ink on the front endpaper "To The Right Honourable / The Baroness / Spencer-Churchill of Chartwell / The great consort of / Sir Winston S. Churchill, K. G., / This book is respectfully dedicated / by the author. / 2, Genferstrasse / 8002 Zurich ii [underlined]".