Rare Book Auction: Sir Winston Churchill

Published 8th February 2018

Coinciding with the recent release of the highly acclaimed film, starring Gary Oldham as Winston Churchill, 'Darkest Hour', Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are offering two lots in the Antiquarian Book Auction on 14th March written by Sir Winston Churchill.

One of the lots is the scarce and much sought after second book published by Churchill 'The River War', dated 1899 (BK19/328), which carries a pre-sale estimate of £3,000-£5,000.


 the river war by sir winston churchill (bk19/328)

The River War by Sir Winston Churchill (BK19/328)

His is an exciting factual account of Sir Winston Churchill's time in the Sudan serving under Lord Kitchener during the campaign against the Mahdi Army. The inscription reads 'To Sir James Stevenson from Winston S Churchill, Christmas 1919'. Sir James Stevenson worked as a personal adviser to Churchill.


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