The Second World War. Winston Spencer CHURCHILL, Sir.

The Second World War.

London: Cassell and Co. Ltd., 1948-1954. [Military history] FIRST EDITIONS. Six volumes, octavo (22 x 15 x 27cm), pp.xv; 640; pp.xvii; 684; pp.x; 818; pp.xviii; 917; pp.xviii; 673; pp.xviii; 716. With numerous maps and plans, some folding. Elegantly bound in burgundy half morocco with twin air force blue title panels, matching cloth over boards, raised bands and gilt decoration to spines, top edges gilt. A fine set in an attractive recent leather binding. 'This is not history; this is my case.' The author's most famous work continuing on from his earlier history of the First World War, 'The World Crisis'. The two together form, in Churchill's opinion, a comprehensive history of a second Thirty Years War. Item #58814

WOODS, Frederick, 'A Bibliography of the Works of Sir Winston Churchill', A123(b). Langworth 264. See also Cohen.

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