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A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography

A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography

by John Spencer Churchill (1961)

Description: First American Edition. Signed first American edition in a very worn - but unclipped - jacket. A hole in the jacket's spine led to fading of the spine itself in that area. Age-toning to endpapers, otherwise the text is immaculate. John Spencer Churchill was the nephew of Sir Winston Churchill and was a stockbroker, painter, and sculptor. The book tells of the first 50 years of his life. Many b/w photographs and illustrations at centre of text. . Published by Little, Brown and Co. 1961 Very Good Condition. In our Concord store.Dimensions: Octavo (5.5 x 8.5 and 6 x 9.5)Signature notes: Non-specific inscription by author. Dust jacket condition: Good Item Format: Hardback

  • Condition: Used - Very Good
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Date: 1961
  • Listing Date: 10/17/2018

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