SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL: HONORARY CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES
[Leatherbound Miniature Book]
First Edition [1 of 1,000 copies]
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
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.