London: Odhams Press, 1948. First edition. Finely bound in three-quarters morocco over marbled boards, plain endpapers. A Fine copy, with very slight lean. Internally crisp and complete.
In the face of struggle or depression that affected his political and personal lives, Winston Churchill notoriously engaged in the gentlemanly art of painting. Beginning at the age of forty, Churchill discovered a deep love of landscape art, immersing himself in depicting the English countryside, his country home and garden, and other pastoral themes. Here, he reflects on this pastime. Fine (Item #4904)