Winston Churchill As I Knew Him First Edition Book 1965
Author: Violet Bonham Carter
Title: Winston Churchill As I Knew Him
Year of Publication: 1965
Edition: first edition
Brief Details of this Book:
Violet Bonham Carter was one of the closest friends of Winston Churchill, with her father being Herbert Henry Asquith served as British Prime Minster between 1908 and 1916, and her granddaughter being the actress Helena Bonham Carter, who was intereestingly also related to Florence Nightingale.
There are 495 numbered pages, top edges tinted black to match the binding, that has a great portrait by Sir William Orpen of Winston Churchill as the frontispiece, and there are numerous black and white photographs throughout this stunning and important book on Sir Winston Churchill.
Condition of the Binding:
The original black binding with silver lettering to the spine is in Very Good + condition with very light marks to the front board, light knocks to the top and bottom of the spine, and a central crease to the spine where the book was opened.
Condition of the Pages:
The pages are in overall Very Good + condition being exceptionally clean and tightly bound into the binding, but with spotting to the edges of the pages that are only noticeable when the book is closed and age toning to the last page of the index, otherwise the pages are in wonderful condition.