SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL: HONORARY CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES

[Leatherbound Miniature Book]

1963

First Edition [1 of 1,000 copies]

By: Various Contributors, including Winston S Churchill and President John F. Kennedy

Achille J. St. Onge [Worcester, MA]

Biblio: (Cohen B177)

2 1⁄4 x 1 1⁄4 inches (30 pages)

Hardcover [Crimson leather]

Item Number: 9737

$275.00

Description

This is a very good copy of the scarce and beautifully produced limited edition miniature book (2 1⁄4 x 1 1⁄4 inches) published to commemorate Winston Churchill’s honorary U.S. citizenship bestowed by President John F. Kennedy on April 9, 1963. The texts of the Act by Congress designating Churchill an Honorary Citizen of the U.S.; President Kennedy’s remarks on the occasion; the Presidential Proclamation and Churchill’s letter to the President in response are reproduced in full.

One of 1,000 copies leatherbound in full crimson Morocco, all edges gilt, this handsome rarity is in virtually mint condition.