CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Typed letter signed
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CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Typed letter signed, 1960
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Typed letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), to Julian Franklyn, Norman Manwaring, and W.P.J. Flood-Murphy, thanking them for sending an inscribed copy of Shield and Crest which is "beautifully produced", one page, on headed paper, mounted on acid-free board with a print of a photograph of Churchill by Vivienne, of London (c.1945), framed, 4to, 28 Hyde Park Gate, 9 November 1960


  • Franklyn's Shield and Crest: An Account of the Art and Science of Heraldry (1960), illustrated by Norman Manwaring with shields and crests current in the 20th century, has become a standard work. Franklyn was wrote on cockney rhyming slang and parapsychology. See illustration overleaf.
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