Item #61938 The Second World War. The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy. Winston Spencer CHURCHILL, Sir.

The Second World War. The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy.

London: Cassell and Co., 1948-1954. [Military history] LEATHER BOUND FIRST EDITIONS. Complete in 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 deep red half crushed morocco, with raised bands, gilt titles to spine, matching buckram over boards, top edges gilt, with combed-marble endpapers. Binding is unsigned but finely produced in the 'West End' style, likely by Morrell or similar. A fine set, inside and out. '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 #61938

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

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