CHURCHILL (WINSTON SPENCER) MARCHANT (JAMES, editor) Winston Spencer Churchill, Servant of Crown and
Lot 163
CHURCHILL (WINSTON SPENCER) MARCHANT (JAMES, editor) Winston Spencer Churchill, Servant of Crown and Commonwealth. A Tribute by Various Hands Presented to Him on His Eightieth Birthday, CHURCHILL'S COPY, ONE OF ONLY SEVEN COPIES ON HAND-MADE PAPER
Sold for £3,120 (US$ 5,035) inc. premium

Lot Details
CHURCHILL (WINSTON SPENCER)
MARCHANT (JAMES, editor) Winston Spencer Churchill, Servant of Crown and Commonwealth. A Tribute by Various Hands Presented to Him on His Eightieth Birthday, CHURCHILL'S COPY, ONE OF ONLY SEVEN COPIES ON HAND-MADE PAPER, half-title, portrait frontispiece within gilt border, manuscript presentation leaf, later ownership stamp on front free endpaper, original red crushed morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, covers with 2-line fillet border, inner panel with ornate cornerpieces and spandrels, the upper cover with central decoration with the initials "W.S.C.", t.e.g. [cf. Wood, p.338], 8vo, Cassell, 1954

Footnotes

  • Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, this copy was presented to Churchill "with the homage and affection of the publishers, the editors, & the contributors" (manuscript presentation). Wood notes that this "private edition" on hand-made paper was bound in quarter red morocco, but this copy for Churchill himself is in full red morocco. See illustration overleaf.
Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

Similar Items