Item #65732 Marlborough. His Life and Times. Winston Spencer CHURCHILL, Sir.
Marlborough. His Life and Times.
Marlborough. His Life and Times.
Marlborough. His Life and Times.

Marlborough. His Life and Times.

London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1933-1938. [Biography/History] LEATHER-BOUND FIRST EDITIONS, first impressions. Four volumes, octavos (24 x 17 x 22cm), pp.[4] 612; pp.651 [1]; pp.[2] 608 [2]; pp.671 [1]. With 325 illustrations, including a frontispiece to each volume, black and white plates, folding maps and battle plans, and facsimile documents. Recently re-bound in burgundy half morocco, with raised bands, gilt titles to twin navy labels, further gilt decoration to spines, and matching cloth over boards. Top edges gilt, others lightly trimmed. Crisp, clean copies presented in attractive new leather bindings. The monumental biography of Winston's ancestor Sir John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough, and Britain's greatest military strategist. As Restoration England's most talented General, he served under five Stuart and Hanoverian monarchs in campaigns such as the Franco-Dutch War, the Monmouth Rebellion, and the Glorious Revolution. Item #65732

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