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Paul Foster Books

Bindings, Art, 19th and 20th century first editions, Children's and Illustrated, General Antiquarian, Winston Churchill.



FIRST BRITISH EDITION. Large 8vo.(10.3 x 7.9 inches). ONE OF 900 COPIES printed on Japon Vellum paper. This copy number 597, from a total edition of 1000 copies. xvi,768 pp(including blank leaves). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, for Heritage Bookshop of Los Angeles, in recent full dark green morocco. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments lettered in gilt. Gilt reproduction of Eric Gill's Homeric Bow design on the front board. Gilt rule to board edges. Marbled endpapers. Ruled gilt border on inner boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a felt lined green cloth slip case. A fine copy of this wonderful edition.