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Item 7404 - Winston Churchill Signed Book: 'Thoughts and Adventures' Catalog 1008 (May 2020)

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Signed book: Thoughts and Adventures. Later printing. London: Thornton Butterworth, 1934. Hardcover bound in dark green cloth, 6 x 8.75, 320 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in fountain pen, "Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill for Harold Bowden, Nov. 1934," with a line below scribbled out. Autographic condition: fine, with light toning and soiling to the signed page. Book condition: VG/None, with Bowden's bookplate affixed to the front pastedown, light edgewear, and a "Library of Lawrence E. Miller" blindstamp to the last page. Bowden was the chairman and chief executive of the Raleigh Bicycle Company, and served as chairman of the British Olympic Association for the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

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