The Chartwell Edition. First Illustrated Edition. 6 volumes. In the publishers's De Luxe binding of quarter blue morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines; blue cloth boards; top edges tinted; marbled end papers. Coloured frontispiece to each volume and illustrated with numerous photographic plates, maps - some folding - and tables. Corners and a few extremities very lightly rubbed, occasional and discreet marking to boards, spines evenly sunned to a lighter blue. Gilt very bright. A superb set. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: The Second World War.
Verlag: London: The Educational Book Company, n.d.
Buchbeschreibung London: Cassell and Co. Ltd., 1948-54, 1948. [History] FINELY BOUND FIRST EDITIONS. 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. In air force blue morocco over matching cloth with raised bands and gilt titles to spines. Top edges gilt. Internally clean, exterior unmarked. A fine copy. '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. WOODS, Frederick, 'A Bibliography of the Works of Sir Winston Churchill', A123(b). Langworth 264. See also Cohen. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 51344