Painting as a Pastime by Winston S. Churchill, 1948. First Edition. SOLD.
Published by Odhams Press Limited, Ernest Benn Limited. Dimensions : 226mm x 145mm x 9mm. Weight : 0.220kg net. Condition : Quite good.
Painting as a Pastime by Winston S. Churchill, published by Odhams Press Limited and Ernest Benn Limited, printed and bound in GB by Hazell, Watson & Viney Ltd., Aylesbury and London, 1948. First Edition in volume form.
Dimensions : 226mm x 145mm x 9mm. Weight : 0.220kg net.
8vo, 32 medium duty numbered pages plus 18 full colour plates of Some Paintings by Winston S. Churchill.
Condition/Notes : Quite good. The front beige coloured linen board has light wear to edges, bumps to corners, toning to face, gilt lettering and 40mm fray lower lh spine edge. Back board similar. Spine light wear top and 40mm missing linen from lower edge upwards and further abrasion at 70mm. Gilt lettering. Blank p/d with inscription top rh e/p dated Xmas 1948. pp with title. Frontispiece follows with full plate black and white photo of The Author at his Easel with facsimile signature below. Title page follows; copyright verso. Contents follows. Commences p7 through to p32. Light usage but fold top rh corner p7 and small tear top rh corner p25 and p27 due uncut top edges. Gloss colour plates follow 1-18; good condition, good colour, titled and dated. Binding quite tight. Dusting to edges. Interesting and quite rare volume. Please view the images below :
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