The Second World War. Winston Spencer CHURCHILL, Sir.

The Second World War.

London: Cassell and Co. Ltd., 1948-1954. [Military history] FINELY BOUND 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 navy blue half morocco with twin red title labels, matching cloth over boards, raised bands and gilt decoration to spines, top edges gilt. Contents clean, exteriors unmarked. 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 #59295

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

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