In Presentation Bindings

A History of the English Speaking Peoples. [Volume I: The Birth of Britain; Volume II: The New World; Volume III: The Age of Revolution; Volume IV: The Great Democracies].

New York: Dodd, Mead, 1956; 1956; 1957; 1958.

Price: $5,400.00

About the item

First American Editions. 4 vols. 8vo. In Presentation Bindings. Each in a publisher’s presentation binding of full blue morocco, upper covers with red morocco onlay stamped gilt lion rampant, spines lettered in gilt, each with 2 ornaments of red and gilt morocco onlays, turn-ins with double gilt fillets, t.e.g., by the Kingsport Press. About fine in original slipcases. Cohen A267.3; Woods/ICS A138(ab); Langworth p.318.

Item #334887

Issued in four volumes, this is the very rare U.S. publisher's deluxe issue, bound for presentation. We have had and seen one other deluxe set of this edition, presented to the president of the Book-of-the-Month Club.