Churchill at Chartwell Catalogue 2009
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Churchill at Chartwell Catalogue 2009

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CHURCHILL  AT CHARTWELL C ATA L O G U E 2 0 0 9
SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WINSTON CHURCHILL  IN  FIRST EDITION
THE COLLECTED WORKS Of SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL  E 3 V (Cohen AA1) (Woods AA1)   $1 ,   # 72
A nearly pristine example of the silk ribbon markers. This is an  legendary “                       unopened set (Only 1,750 of the Winston Churchill’s Collected intended 3000 sets were ever ac -Works, which was published on tually bound). The vellum here the occasion of what would have has yellowed ever so slightly with been Churchill’s 100    birthday. age, particularly along the spines A deluxe, limited edition reprint -                              ing of every book-length title, with this set. The books are all in                                 their original dark green slipcas -constituted the complete essays, es embossed in gilt with the here collected for the first time, Churchill coat of arms. A hand-the set was issued in full white ful of slipcases exhibit very slight vellum bindings, the upper cov - wear at points where they were ers gilt stamped with Churchill’s pressed together side by side; coat of arms, the spines lettered  . in gilt and all fore-edges gilt,  Overall, a peerless example of with marbled endpapers and   this monumental edition.  
W                       2                              . O                                   have offered up the complete panoply of Churchill collectibles. This year, however, we’re putting the spotlight squarely on books by Winston Churchill in First Edition, the books we began selling from our inception. Within, you will find First Edition copies of every book that Churchill wrote, most in the finest condition imaginable, including what we believe to be the rarest Churchill book currently available, an original edition of For Fr r d   the holy grail of Churchill book collecting.  Of course, we still offer everything else relating to W Churchill, from signed documents and photographs to rare objects and ephemera. The entirety of our inventory may be viewed on our website:  . . . This has been an extraordinary year for Chartwell Booksellers.     only did we celebrate our 25                              -tive events, including a symposium on the subject: “ W W  d W o W N                 privileged to discover (and sell) an original, complete Churchill manuscript previously unknown to Churchill scholars; the fifty-page handwritten draft for his early (circa 1900) work of fiction, o F . What will the next twenty-five years bring? It is hard to imagine which rarities might be left to discover. Clearly, though, no finer collection of Churchill first editions is likely to turn up than the collection this catalogue represents. Enjoy .