11th November 2020
CHURCHILL, Winston S. Into Battle. London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1941. First edition, with a typed paper compliment slip, 8vo (214 x 134mm.) Portrait frontispiece. (Mild toning.) Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, dust-jacket (closed tear along spine panel, occasional chipping), later black half-morocco clamshell box, gilt lettering to spine. Note: lacks pagination on p.214 and p.294 and the speech from September 1939; the typed paper slip is on Chartwell-headed paper and says 'With Mr. Churchill'c [sic] compliments.' Provenance: Maxwell Steinhardt, lawyer and book collector (bookplate to front pastedown, designed by Rockwell Kent).
Hammer price: £100
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