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CHURCHILL Winston S. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams, London, 1948.

Price: US$18.25 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: 1st edition, 32pp, 18 coloured illustrations of his paintings, bound in grey cloth, sl sunned with chipped dustwrapper; Octavo

Seller: Castle Hill Books, Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom

Winston S Churchill. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press Limited, London, 1948.

Price: US$23.46 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: Beige boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. Previous owner's name to half-title page dated 1948. Unclipped dustwrapper with a bit of scuffing to edges

Seller: Cheshire Book Centre, Buckley, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston Sir (1874-1965). Painting as a pastime / Winston S. Churchill. London : Odhams Press : Ernest Benn, 1948.

Price: US$26.04 + shipping

Description: Very good cloth copy in a near-fine dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Physical description: 32 p., 18 p. of plates (col.) : frontis ; 22 cm. Subjects: Painting. Churchill, Winston Sir (1874-1965). 1 Kg.

Seller: MW Books Ltd., Galway, Ireland

Churchill,. Winston S. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press, London, 1948.

Price: US$26.06 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: Hardcover, covers rubbed, fading to top edge of both covers, illustrated, otherwise Good in Good Priceclipped dustjacket with edge loss and some creasing.

Seller: John Stoodley, Weymouth, Dorset, DO, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston S.. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press, Ernest Benn, London, 1948.

Price: US$32.58 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: v, 7-32, frontispiece photo. of Churchill painting with 18 colour reproductions of his works at the end. Pale green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover, spine and margins faded or affected by sun. Owner inscription on ffep. Two essays taken from Churchill's book "Thoughts and Adventures" 1952 which appeared as "Hobbies" and "Painting as a Pastime" 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"

Seller: Interquarian, Oxford, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston Sir (1874-1965). Painting as a pastime / Winston S. Churchill. London : Odhams Press : Ernest Benn, 1948.

Price: US$32.94 + shipping

Description: Very good cloth copy in a near-fine dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Physical description: 32 p., 18 p. of plates (col.) : frontis ; 22 cm. Subjects: Painting. Churchill, Winston Sir (1874-1965). 1 Kg.

Seller: MW Books Ltd, New York, NY, U.S.A.

CHURCHILL Winston S.. Painting as a pastime. , 1948.

Price: US$40.51 + shipping

Condition: Near Fine

Description: London, Odhams press Ltd, s.d. (1948). In/8 reliure toile sous jaquette illustrée, frontispice (photo de la jaquette), 18 illustrations en couleur, 32 p. Petite déchirure à la jaquette. Texte en anglais.8vo, cloth under illustrated wrapper, 18 colour plates, 32 p. Small trears on wrapper. Livres

Seller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens, Lyon, France

Churchill, Winston S.. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press Limited, London, 1948.

Price: US$47.50 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: 2nd impression 1949 stated, 'The essay "Painting as a Pastime" is reprinted from Mr. Churchill's book Thoughts and Adventures (1932), where it appeared as two separate essays entitled "Hobbies" and "Painting as a Pastime,"no dustjacket, cloth covers with gold lettering on front panel and spine, covers are rubbed, edges are worn in places, light wear otherwise, The 3 R's is committed to saving the trees one leaf at the time!

Seller: 3 R's Used Books/Hannelore Headley Old &, St. Catharines, ON, Canada

Churchill, Winston. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press Limited / Ernest Benn Limited, London, 1948.

Price: US$50.00 + shipping

Description: First edition. Illustrated with color reproductions of 18 of Churchill's paintings. 8vo. Cohen A242.1.a Publisher's olive-tan cloth. Previous owner's inscription, else near fine, in worn dust-jacket with closed tear across front panel. Bookplate Illustrated with color reproductions of 18 of Churchill's paintings. 8vo

Seller: The Old Mill Bookshop, HACKETTSTOWN, NJ, U.S.A.

Winston S Churchill. Painting as a Pastime. Ernest Benn and Odhams Press, London, 1948.

Price: US$52.13 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: London Odhams Press and Ernest Benn Ltd, 1948. First Edition: Hardback, buff bds., gold titles, 145 x 225mm., 380g., portrait frontis with 32 pp. text + 18 full-page, full colour illustrations, original dw. with some edge wear, G copy

Seller: UK Countryside Bookseller, Matlock, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press, London, 1948.

Price: US$58.64 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: 8vo. Ppv, 32. Colour plates. Original cloth. Small circular bookseller's stamp to title page. The unclipped d/w is edge-rubbed, has some small loss to h top of spine and has some soiling to the back panel. A decent copy.

Seller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd., Inverness, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston, S.,:. Painting as a Pastime,. London Odhams Press and Ernest Benn Ltd, 1948.

Price: US$65.16 + shipping

Description: First Edition: Hardback, buff bds., gold titles, 145 x 225mm., 380g., portrait frontis with 32 pp. text + 18 fuul-page, full colour illustrations, original dw. with some edge wear, G/VG copy.

Seller: Stephen Wilkinson Fine Books, Near Ventnor, Isle of Wight, I.O.W, United Kingdom

CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press Ltd, London, 1948.

Price: US$75.00 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: Beige cloth with gilt title. Staining, foxing and sunning to boards. Foxing to endpapers o/w clean. 32 pp plus 18 colour plates. Size: 8vo

Seller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB, Toronto, ON, Canada

Churchill, Winston S.. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press 1948, London, 1948.

Price: US$78.19 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: 32 pp., + 18 plates. Some fading to the jacket's spine, and rubs and creases to the extremities with loss at the head and tail. Foxing to endpapers. 18 colour illustrations of Churchill's paintings. The first edition to be published as a single volume. Packed with quotable phrases, this book is as much about the value of hobbies as it is about painting. 8vo.

Seller: Stephen Foster - ABA, ILAB, & PBFA, London, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston S. (The Right Honourable). PAINTING As A Pastime. Odhams Press Ltd, Ernest Benn Ltd, London, 1948.

Price: US$78.19 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: "The zest and inspiration which have made Mr Churchill's speeches famous.are found in every line of this account of his favourite hobby." Text to page 32 followed by 18 Colour Plates of Sir Winston's Paintings. Frontispiece illustrated with a B&W Photograph of Sir Winston sitting at his easel, Painting. Dustjacket has the same picture, with white lettering on brown ground above & below. Pale Grey cloth cover with bright gilt lettering to front & spine. 8 3/4" Tall. No inscriptions. Jacket has a small closed tear at the top (1/2" long) and a few nicks, repaired on the inside with clear tape. Also some edge wear and a little creasing at the bottom (see photo). Clipped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller: AESOP ATTIC, Penzance, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston.. Painting as a Pastime.. Odhams Press. Ernest Benn, London, 1948.

Price: US$104.26 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: Tight, bright dustjacket not priceclipped, shelfwear,tiny open tear at top edge,some marks on front jacket, less on rear-see images. Jacket has very narrow darkened line to edges on rear flap. Book is clean, bright and tight, spine extremities light bumping. No inscriptions. Edges lightly speckled. Top and bottom edges of rear cover board also have narrow line of speckling to internal board, few specks similar line on bottom of front board. Some offset mottling on pastedowns and front and end papers from jacket flaps. "The essay "Painting as a Pastime " is reprinted from Mr Churchil's book "Thoughts and Adventures 1932", where it appeared as two separate essays entitled "Hobbies" and " Painting as a Pastime"." 68 pp including 18 colour plates of Mr Churchill's work. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"

Seller: Matilda Mary's Books, Portishead, SOM, United Kingdom

Winston S. Churchill O.M., C.H., M.P.. PAINTING AS A PASTIME. Odhams Press / Ernest Benn Ltd., London, 1948.

Price: US$110.77 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: First edition in book-form. ***Illustrated with eighteen colour plates with their titles on the rear of the preceding plate, including plate 18: 'Chartwell under Snow, Exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1947' and a black and white photographic frontispiece of Winston Churchill showing him painting seated at his desk-easel (also to front panel of dustwrapper) with his facsimile signature to the fore. ***The combined essay to the fore of the book: "Painting as a Pastime " is reprinted from Winston S. Churchill: Thoughts and Adventures, published in 1932, where it appeared as two separate essays: 'Hobbies' and 'Painting as a Pastime'. ***Very good in pale green cloth-covered boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. Head and tail of spine and corners of boards slightly bumped. Light foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. No foxing to interior pages. Interior pages and illustrations bright and clean. Gilt titles still really bright. Spine tight. ***In a very good burgundy black and white-illustrated dustwrapper that has not been price-clipped, showing original publisher's price of 10s. 6d. net. Edges and corners of dustwrapper slightly creased and rubbed. 3mm closed tear to bottom edge of front panel of dustwrapper. Nick to top edge of rear panel of dustwrapper. Head and tail of spine of dustwrapper slightly rubbed and creased. Mid-spine of dustwrapper slightly creased. Rear panel of dustwrapper very slightly discoloured and rubbed (being white background). Spine and front panel of dustwrapper bright. 226mm x 148mm. 68 pages: 32 text pages: 'Painting as a Pastime' plus 'Some Paintings by The Right Honourable Winston S. Churchill O.M., C.H., M.P.: eighteen unpaginated colour plates. ***'Mr. Churchill's three pictures on the line in the Royal Academy and his election as Honorary Academician Extraordinary have aroused great interest in his accomplishments as a painter. This volume contains reproductions, in full colour, of eighteen of Mr. Churchill's paintings, and is introduced by a reprint of his two brilliant essays on hobbies and painting.' (Quote from inside dustwrapper blurb). ***First impression of the true first edition in book-form of 'Painting as a Pastime' in its thin post-war boards, complete in its fragile original dustwrapper in very nice, collectable condition. Of interest to collectors of first edition titles by Winston Churchill. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc.

Seller: Orlando Booksellers, Lincoln, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston S.. Painting as a Pastime - Fine J. S. Fellowes Binding. Odhams Press Limited/Ernest Benn Limited, London, 1948.

Price: US$228.06 + shipping

Condition: Near Fine

Description: First Edition in book form, 1948. The essay "Painting as a Pastime" is reprinted from Mr. Churchill's book 'Thoughts and Adventures' (1932), where it appeared as two separate essays entitled "Hobbies" and "Painting as a Pastime". With portrait frontis and sixteen leaves with colour reproductions of the author's paintings. A very attractive copy in half dark red calf binding with marbled boards and blind ruling to its edges, five raised bands to the spine with 'Arts & Crafts' style gilt design to each band, dark green morocco title label with gilt lettering and silk head and tail bands. A fine binding by J. S. Fellowes, his ticket pasted down to rear board, housed in a paper covered slipcase with matching marbled paper, all in fine and clean condition. Internally also very clean and bright, including the colour plates, with just a couple of tiny colour spots made during the printing. A couple of light marks to the slipcase that otherwise is also in near fine condition. v, 32pp plus plates.

Seller: Peter Foster Books - PBFA , Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom

CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.. PAINTING AS A PASTIME.. Odhams Press/Ernest Benn. London. 1948, 1948.

Price: US$456.13 + shipping

Condition: Fine

Description: FIRST BOOK EDITION. 8vo. (8.9 x 5.7 inches). This work was originally published in two separate essays entitled "Hobbies" & "Painting as a pastime" in Churchill's 1932 book, Thoughts and Adventures. Here published on its own for the first time and with 18 colour plates reproducing Churchill's paintings. A clean and bright copy finely bound in recent full red morocco. Spine with raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border to boards. Top edge gilt.

Seller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member., London, United Kingdom

CHURCHILL, Winston S.. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press, London, 1948.

Price: US$500.00 + shipping

Condition: Fine

Description: Frontispiece portrait, 18 color plates. 32 pages of text, slim 8vo, rebound in full burgundy morocco. London: Odhams, (1948). Fine.

Seller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB, New York, NY, U.S.A.

CHURCHILL, Winston S.. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams Press, London, 1948.

Price: US$500.00 + shipping

Description: Frontispiece portrait, 18 color plates. 32 pages of text, slim 8vo, rebound in full burgundy morocco. London: Odhams, (1948). Fine.

Seller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Winston Churchill. Painting as a Pastime. Odhams, London, 1948.

Price: US$2932.24 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: The book is signed in a wartime alias used by Churchill to hide his identity there is confirmation from Christies of the alias with the book Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller: Yare Books, Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom