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-Signed First English Edition-


First English Edition

By: John Colville

William Collins Sons & Co. [London]

Biblio: (Za411) (R261)

8vo (288 pages, illustrated)

Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Grey cloth]

Item Number: 14908


The marvelously well-written autobiography of Churchill’s most legendary wartime private secretary, who first joined up with Churchill as a senior civil servant holdover from Chamberlain’s government and remained by his side during the bulk of World War II and after.

This virtually mint First English edition copy in an unclipped dust jacket has been signed and inscribed by the author to his brother David and sister-in-law Joan: ”…with much love from Jock, October, 1976,” in ink on the front free endpaper.

Laid-in is a lengthy letter relating to the book, together with newsclippings of reviews.