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Lot 107: Churchill, Sir Winston. The Second World War, Cassell & Co., Ltd, 1948-1954 8vo, First English Edition, 6 volumes, Family Presentation Copy, Volume 1 Inscribed By Churchill In Year Of Publication, Volume 2 Inscribed "To Arthur from Winston 1949"

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by Sotheby's

December 12, 2002

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Churchill, Sir Winston. The Second World War, Cassell & Co., Ltd, 1948-1954 8vo, First English Edition, 6 volumes, Family Presentation Copy, Volume 1 Inscribed By Churchill In Year Of Publication, Volume 2 Inscribed "To Arthur from Winston 1949" facsimile greeting by Churchill inserted in same volume, maps, decorated endpapers, original black cloth, dust-jackets 6 The recipient is Captain Arthur Granville Soames, the father of the guards officer Christopher Soames who married Churchill's youngest daughter Mary on 11 February 1947 References: Woods A123(b) Provenance.. Captain Arthur Granville Soames, O.B.E., the sale of a portion of his library, Sotheby's, 8 February 1954, lot 11; H.A. Cahn

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