Winston Spencer Churchill: The Collection of Malcolm S. Forbes Jr. Part I

Christie's
2 June 2010, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 02.06.2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed ('Winston S Chu...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed ('Winston S. Churchill') to Susan [Thyne, nanny to Churchill's cousin Dudley Marjoribanks], n.p., [December 1888], 'Will you come to our annual Christmas Tree, bringing all your charges, on Thursday 27 88. & Bella. We shall expect you at 4.30 & Hoping to

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to Sir Algernon...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to Sir Algernon West, Bangalore (India), 25 October [1896], 5 pages, folio . Provenance : L.C.R. West collection; Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, lot 300.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to Sir Algernon West, Bangalore (India), 25 October [1896

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to Sir Algernon...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to Sir Algernon West, 4th Hussars, India, 18 February 1898, 7 pages, 8vo . Provenance : L.C.R. West collection; Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, lot 301.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to Sir Algernon West, 4th Hussars, India, 18 February 1898, 7

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed ('Winston S Chu...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed ('Winston S. Churchill') to Pamela [Plowden, later Countess of Lytton], 35a Great Cumberland Place, 23 July [1898], 2 pages, 8vo , bifolium. Provenance : by descent from Pamela, Countess of Lytton; Christie's, 2 December 2003, lot 43.
CHURCHILL, Winston

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to 'My dear Gen...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to 'My dear General' (Sir Ian Hamilton), 'In the train Sudan Military R[ailway]', 16 September 1898, including a postscript signed with initials, mostly in blue ink, 17½ pages, 8vo (one passage heavily cancelled by recipient).
CHURCHILL, Winston S

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to [his cousin]...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to [his cousin] Ivor [Guest, later 1st Viscount Wimborne], 35a Great Cumberland Place, 25 October 1898, 2½ pages, 4to .
CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to [his cousin] Ivor [Guest, later 1st Viscount Wimborne], 35a Great Cumberland Place

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to his aunt, Le...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to his aunt, Leonie [Leslie], Brindisi (Italy), 2 December [1898], thanking her for a writing case which is 'particularly convenient as it fits in my iron despatch box'; he is to sail at midnight, 'but I fear that I shall be ill shortly afterwards. I

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to Bishop JEC W...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to Bishop J.E.C. Welldon (his former headmaster at Harrow, now bishop of Calcutta), Meerut (India), 22 February 1899, informing him that he will visit when staying with the new viceroy (Lord Curzon) in Calcutta the next week; he congratulates Welldon on

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to 'Dear Sandys...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to 'Dear Sandys', 35a Great Cumberland Place, 10 October 1899, apologising for missing him, 'I sail on the 14th for the Cape, but the actual fighting will begin before the week is out and may be over before the main army arrives. I shall hope to meet you

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed ('Winston S Chu...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed ('Winston S. Churchill') to Pamela [Plowden, later Countess of Lytton], [States Model School prison], Pretoria, 18 November [1899], one page, 4to ; envelope with stamp of Commandant General and other markings. Provenance : by descent from Pamela

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S] Boer police telegram giving Churchill...

CHURCHILL, Winston S.]. Boer police telegram giving Churchill's description as an escaped prisoner of war, sent from Pretoria at 7.35 [p.m.], 13 December 1899, received at Johannesburg at 7.56 [p.m.], in Afrikaans, the receiving office's copy, manuscript carbon copy text on a printed form of the

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph manuscript fragment signed ('...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph manuscript fragment signed ('Winston Spencer Churchill'), n.p., [1 January 1900], the conclusion of a dispatch for the Morning Post , 13 lines on one leaf, 142 x 168mm , irregularly cut at upper margin, printer's markings in blue crayon, laid onto a page from an

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Photograph signed (on lower portion of ...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Photograph signed (on lower portion of image, 'Winston S. Churchill'), [early 1900], a bust-length image of Churchill (with light moustache) in the uniform of a lieutenant of the South African Light Horse, the image by Duflus Brothers, Cape Town, Johannesburg, 186 x 122mm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to [Charles Fre...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to [Charles Frederic] Moberly Bell (managing director of The Times ), 'In the train', 20 August 1900, 'I am really vy much obliged to you, and to Mr Buckle [editor], for the vy excellent report of my speech at Plymouth which appeared in Saturday's issue

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Four autograph letters signed ('Winston...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Four autograph letters signed ('Winston S.C.', 'Winston S. Churchill', 'Winston') to [his cousin] Ivor [Guest, later 1st Viscount Wimborne], 35a Great Cumberland Place, Oldham and 105 Mount Street, 12 November [?1898], 30 September 1900 and 25-26 April n.y., 4 pages, 8vo , on

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Portrait lithograph signed ('Winston S ...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Portrait lithograph signed ('Winston S. Churchill Jun 1. 1918'), a depiction by Spy of the newly-elected Member for Oldham, entitled 'Winston', the lithograph by Vincent Brooks Day & Son Ltd, extracted from Vanity Fair of 27 September 1900, 375 x 237mm (short tear to upper

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Three autograph letters signed, one aut...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Three autograph letters signed, one autograph note signed and a letter signed to [his aunt] Leonie [Leslie], 105 Mount Street and Blenheim, 4 October 1900 - 26 December 1908 and n.d., in August 1901 asking if she knows of the whereabouts of Bourke Cockran [U.S. politician, a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to [Arthur] Str...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to [Arthur] Strong (librarian at the House of Lords), 105 Mount Street, 13 October 1901, three pages, 8vo , bifolium; morocco-backed case. Provenance : Winifred Myers (certificate, 29 September 1948); Sotheby's New York, 26 June 1998, lot 355.
CHURCHILL

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to Victor, 2nd ...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to Victor, 2nd Earl of Lytton, 105 Mount Street, 1 February 1902, CONGRATULATING HIM ON HIS ENGAGEMENT TO PAMELA PLOWDEN, 'From my heart I wish you both all the happiness & good fortune which wit & beauty deserve when they combine to share the

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S The River War Edited by F Rhodes Londo...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. The River War . Edited by F. Rhodes. London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1902.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. The River War . Edited by F. Rhodes. London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1902. 8° (221 x 147mm). Half-title. Frontispiece portrait, maps

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Mr Brodrick's Army London: Arthur L Hum...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Mr. Brodrick's Army . London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1903.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. Mr. Brodrick's Army . London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1903. Second edition. 8° ( 220 x 154mm). (Lacking final blank). Slightly later dark blue library cloth. Provenance : National Unionist Association

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to the Bishop o...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to the Bishop of Manchester (James Moorhouse), 105 Mount Street, 3 May 1903, 'I have been urged to make representations on behalf of Mr Waddington who is desirous of obtaining a living & whose parents are constituents of mine in Oldham', asking the

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Two autograph letters signed and two le...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Two autograph letters signed and two letters signed to Mr Garnett (of the Free Trade League), 105 Mount Street and Blenheim Palace, 30 March 1904 - 6 July 1905, 8 pages, 8vo, in autograph, and 5 pages, 8vo, secretarial , bifolia. Provenance : Swann, 24 October 1985, lot 35

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to CMP Mayo (of...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to C.M.P. Mayo (of Harrow School), Colonial Office, 18 October 1906, four pages, 8vo , bifolium, on half-mourning paper; envelope. Provenance : Sotheby's, 16 December 1996, lot 236.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to C.M.P. Mayo (of Harrow

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed to Charles Hugh...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to Charles Hughes, n.p., 28 November 1906, 3 pages, 8vo , bifolium; envelope. Provenance : Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, lot 305 (part).
CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed to Charles Hughes, n.p., 28 November 1906, 3 pages, 8vo , bifolium

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S For Free Trade A Collection of Speeches...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. For Free Trade. A Collection of Speeches Delivered at Manchester or in the House of Commons during the Fiscal Controversy preceding the late General Election . London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. For Free Trade. A Collection of Speeches Delivered at

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Speeches on the Northern Nigeria Railw...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Speeches ... on the Northern Nigeria Railway . Manchester: The British Cotton Growing Association. No. 20. August 1907. 8° (212 x 139mm). 20pp. pamphlet. Frontispiece of the Churchill Ginnery Lafenwa, Lagos, folding map. Original printed light-blue paper wrappers, stapled

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S My African Journey London: Hodder and S...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. My African Journey . London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. My African Journey . London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. 8° (183 x 122mm). With the publisher's catalogue. 61 half-tone plates and 3 maps. Red half morocco by Bumpus with their stamp, edges gilt

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Autograph letter signed ('W') to Pamela...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter signed ('W.') to Pamela [Countess of Lytton], 12 Bolton Street, 12 August 1908, marked 'Secret till Sat[urda]y', one page, 8vo . Provenance : by descent from Pamela, Countess of Lytton; Christie's, 2 December 2003, lot 64.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. Autograph letter

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010

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CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer Autograph letter signed ('Winston...

CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. Autograph letter signed ('Winston S. Churchill') to 'Dear David' [Lloyd George], Board of Trade, 29 August 1908, 1½ pages, 8vo .
CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. Autograph letter signed ('Winston S. Churchill') to 'Dear David' [Lloyd George], Board of Trade, 29 August 1908, 1½

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 2 Jun 2010