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    With Autograph Note by Churchill Tipped-In

    Winston Churchill. Their Finest Hour. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1949. First American edition. Octavo. Churchill autograph note on House of Commons letterhead tipped-on the verso of the half-title page: "Thank you so much for / your message of good will / at this auspicious time / for our country. / Winston S. Churchill/ March 1. 1950". 751 pages. Publisher's brick red cloth with titles lettered in gilt. Boards with light wear at the edges, corners and spine ends. Edges slightly toned. Former owner's address label mounted to front pastedown. Magazine photograph of Churchill and wife affixed to front pastedown. Tape remnants and offsetting on the preliminary and terminal pastedowns and endpapers. Front hinge cracked. Still very good externally with interior defects noted.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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