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[Jennie Spencer-Churchill, Lady Randolph Churchill] — William Younger Fletcher, author | English Bookbindings in The British Museum... London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1895 & 1896

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[Jennie Spencer-Churchill, Lady Randolph Churchill] — William Younger Fletcher, author | English Bookbindings in The British Museum... London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1895 & 1896

[Jennie Spencer-Churchill, Lady Randolph Churchill] — William Younger Fletcher, author | English Bookbindings in The British Museum... London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1895 & 1896

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,500 USD

Lot sold:

3,000

USD

[Jennie Spencer-Churchill, Lady Randolph Churchill] — William Younger Fletcher, author

English Bookbindings in The British Museum. [With:] Foreign Bookbindings in the British Museum. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1895 & 1896


2 volumes, 4to. 131 plates, printed by W. Griggs, chromo-lithographer to Her Majesty the Queen; minor adhesion marks to one or two plates. Original full blue textured cloth, spines and covers gilt-lettered; some rubbing to extremities.

12 x 15 inches.


LADY RANDOLPH CHURCHILL'S COPIES


This richly illustrated two-volume catalogue of bindings from the British Museum collection bears Lady Randolph Churchill’s signature in ink on the front free endpaper of each book. Lady Randolph acquired these books to research bindings for her literary quarterly, The Anglo-Saxon Review, which she published from 1899-1901 with the help and guidance of her son, Winston.


PROVENANCE:

Lady Randolph Churchill (ownership signatures to front free endpaper of each volume)

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