By W. H. Thompson
London   Christopher Johnson
8.5" by 5.5" [10], 11-200pp
The first edition of Walter H. Thompson's exciting biography, recounting his career working as Winston Churchill's bodyguard.
By W. H. Thompson

1951 I Was Churchill's Shadow

London   Christopher Johnson
8.5" by 5.5" [10], 11-200pp
The first edition of Walter H. Thompson's exciting biography, recounting his career working as Winston Churchill's bodyguard.
£110.00
: 0.5kgs / : 736P41

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work.

In the original unclipped dustwrapper.

The autobiography of Winston Churchill's bodyguard.

Walter H. Thompson was Churchill's bodyguard for eighteen years, from 1921 to 1935, and then again during the Second World War. Thompson reportedly saved Churchill's life on numerous occasions.

Illustrated with eighteen plates. Collated, complete.

Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart. Loss to the tail of the spine. A little fading to the spine and to the extremities. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Dustwrapper with loss to the tail of the spine and tail of the rear wrap, with a very small amount of loss to the head of the spine. Light discolouration and marks to the wraps. Repairs to the reverse of the dustwrapper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Good

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