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[Sale Catalogue of] English Literature and History

17 July 1997 in the Aeolian Hall, London.

INCLUDES CHURCHILL'S WWI LETTERS TO HIS BROTHER

Published: Sotheby's, 1997

Stock code: 2550

Price: £60.00

This remarkable sale comprised 534 lots of outstanding manuscripts, letters, other documents, and signed and presentation copies of books. Among the highlights are A HIGHLY IMPORTANT SERIES OF LETTERS BY WINSTON CHURCHILL TO HIS BROTHER JACK DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR, T.E. Lawrence's corrected typescript of his early abridged version of 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom', and the autograph manuscript of General Montgomery's message to the Eighth Army before El Alamein.