London: Cassell and Company, 1948. [Post-War Speeches] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15), pp.viii , 9-256. Publisher's orange cloth with gilt titles to spine. With the dust-jacket priced at 16s. A little oxidation to gilt on spine; corners slightly bumped. Jacket very slightly sunned to spine, with a little bruising to edges. Near fine. The first volume of Churchill's post-war speeches, covering the period from October 1945 to December 1946. Including the famous 'The Sinews of Peace' speech given at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, on 5th March 1946, where Churchill coined the term 'Iron Curtain' and thereby defined the ensuing Cold War period. Item #57333
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