May 16, 2017 - Sale 2448

Sale 2448 - Lot 53

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. Thoughts and Adventures. Half-title. Illustrations (frontispiece inserted between pp. 16 and 17). 8vo, contemporary full red morocco by Asprey & Co., sunken miniature medallion watercolor portrait of Churchill to front board, triple gilt rules around gilt decorations, spine gilt in compartments, all edges and wide turn-ins gilt; watered silk moiré endpapers; preserved in felt-lined cloth folding box. London: Thornton and Butterworth, (1932)

Additional Details

first edition in fine cosway style binding, first impression with 13 other works by the author listed on verso of half-title and "first published...1932" on verso of title-page. Woods A39a.