[Sale Catalogue of] English Literature and History
INCLUDES CHURCHILL'S WWI LETTERS TO HIS BROTHER
Published: Sotheby's, 1997
Stock code: 2550
4to., with a fine portrait frontispiece of Churchill and very numerous illustrations and facsimiles in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy.
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.