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  1. First English edition; 2 vols, 4to, (26.2 x 20 cm); titles printed in red and black, 9 engraved plates, 3 of which are folding, engraved head and tail pieces and initials, light dampstaining to both volumes, marbled endpapers, rear endpapers of volume 2 repaired; contemporary full calf, rebacked, triple gilt rule borders to boards, spines gilt in compartments, gilt lettering to spines on black morocco labels, some scattered scuffing to boards, corners rubbed, otherwise a good set; xxii, 260; xvi, 319 pp.

    £950
  2. 5 volumes bound in 11; folio; comprising 10 vols of text (43 x 33 cm), and plate vol. (47.5 x 34 cm), with the publisher's extra title pages as required, 194 (of 197) fine engraved plates by Bartolozzi, Fuseli, Hodges, Loutherbourg, Rigaud, Smirke, Westall, Wheatley, and others, light foxing to plates, occasional light scattered foxing to vol. 4; text vols in 19th-century red half morocco gilt, spines in six compartments, gilt lettered direct in second and fourth, others gilt, raised bands, marbled sides, carmine edges, plate vol. in full red morocco gilt, a fine fresh set.

    £6,500
  3. Silver gelatin print of Churchill seated, half-length, looking into the camera, mounted on plain card, signed on the mount, 'Winston S. Churchill 1948', the photographer's stamp on the reverse; framed and glazed (framed size 400 x 340 mm), toning to mount (as usual), otherwise near-fine.

    £6,500
  4. Depicting Churchill in 1951 during his second premiership, three-quarter length, seated, vintage silverprint, signed by sitter on mount 'Winston S. Churchill', copyright stamp on the reverse, minor rippling to mount where it meets the top edge, top right-hand corner of the photograph, (230 x 150mm); sealed behind contemporary glazing, which has preserved the photograph so well, these 60 years, this framed within a mount and glazed, polished black lacquer wood (400 x 310 mm).

    £5,500
  5. First edition, volume III with author's presentation copy, inscribed 'To Louis Sacré from Winston Churchill, Nov. 1936' on front free endpaper; lge. 8vo; plates and maps (some folding), mild spotting to fore-edges of vols II & III and blank borders to the preliminary leaves of vol. III, otherwise very good; publisher's purple cloth gilt, fading to spines of first three vols, corners slight ribbed, otherwise a very good set.

    £4,750
  6. First edition, first impression, author's presentation copy to his son, 8vo, publisher's red cloth, titles to spine gilt, red topstain, with the dust jacket. An exceptional copy in the very slightly faded dust jacket.

    £275
  7. First edition, vol I signed on the front prelim: 'From Winston Churchill/ July 24 1924'; 2 vols, 8vo; frontispieces, 16 plates, one folding, occasional spotting to vol. I but in the main, clean and bright; lavish twentieth century full black morocco for Asprey, gilt-panelled and bordered with Churchillian devices to front and rear boards as well as the ribbed spins, silk doublures within twin-panelled dentelles, all edges gilt, a fine set.

    £6,750
  8. First edition; 8vo; map endpapers; publisher's blue cloth, slight shelf-lean, dust-jacket a little chipped and spotted, but overall very good.

    £240
  9. Limited edition, number 856 of 1050; 5 vols, 4to (332 x 215 mm); with a full-page engraved portrait for each 'biography' or chapter; publisher's brown cloth, bevelled boards, original paper labels to spine and a spare one for each vol. at he rear, as published, top edges gilt, tarnished, generally toned and dust-soiled, slight stains to upper boards of vols I. IV & V , otherwise very sound and internally fine.

    £500
  10. First edition; 8vo; frontispiece, facsimiles of letters; publisher's blue cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial dust-jacket, mild dust-soiling, old conservational repairs to reverse.

    £125
 

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