Great Contemporaries

CHURCHILL, Winston

CHURCHILL, Winston Great Contemporaries

Thornton Butterworth, 1937.

First edition. 8vo. Original blur cloth lettered in gilt in orange printed dustwrapper. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on publication on the half title, "To F.R. Pelly from Winston S. Churchill October 1937". Twenty-one photographic plates of the subjects. A near fine copy with a slightly faded spine.

Churchill's perceptive and dispassionate pen-portraits of some prominent pre-war figures, including T.E.Lawrence, Bernard Shaw, Trotsky and famously, Hitler.

PROVENANCE: Fred Pelly (1869-1940; English footballer and grandson of Sir John Pelly, former governor of the Bank of England)

Stock ID: 45374

£6,000.00

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