San Francisco: Ransohoffs by the Grabhorn Press, 1941. Limited Edition, 1/250. Folio, , 57,  pages; VG; bound in quarter linen with blue cloth boards, leather spine label stamped in gilt; "Inscribed by Winston Churchill January 1942" written on the ffep in Churchill's own hand.; Limited to 250 copies, printed in blue and black on hand-made paper; A notoriously fragile volume, this copy has only minimal scuffing to the spine label, no cracking to the endpapers, and a small and unobtrusive bookplate to the front pastedown. Foxing to boards is present, as well as mild fraying and wear to corners and edges; with a removable, clear mylar cover; Loose within a protective sleeve are three pages of newspaper clippings pasted onto paper, from one article on Churchill's December 27, 1941 speech to Congress.; shelved case 5.
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Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1853. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 336 pages; G; bound in 3/4 red leather, pebbled dark green cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt and no titling; hinges cracked, some rubbing to binding; reinforcement to both front and rear gutters; gift inscription to second free endpaper; page 336 with significant damage, appears to have at one point been glued to something; Significantly foxed, as usual, with finger smudges and wear to pages, some fraying to scattered fore edges; With all seven wood engravings, including frontispiece portrait; true first printing of this scarce title, with no mention of "Thousand" at top of title page; lacking four-page catalogue; LB consignment; shelved case 1.