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Churchill, Winston
The Great War; Fully Illustrated with Photographs, Drawings and Maps
London: George Newnes Limited, [1933-1934]. First Edition. Cloth. Quarto, [in three volumes], iv, 512pp; iv, 513-1024pp; iv, 1025-1668pp. Publishers dark blue cloth, title in gilt on spine, decorative gilt and blind stamp on covers. Frontispiece portrait in each volume. Remnants of pencil marks in Volume I. Fully illustrated with black and white illustrations, maps and photographs. (Woods A31a) An exceptionally bright copy of this important work by Winston Churchill. Fine. Item #1907 Originally published as The World Crises in six volumes, this three volume edition is the first fully illustrated compilation of the work by Winston Churchill. Biographer William Manchester references the book and notes that "...his masterpiece is The World Crises. Magnificently written, it is enhanced by the presence of the author at the highest councils of the war and in the trenches as a battalion commander.". [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The First Edition Rare Books (firsteditionrarebooks) [Cincinnati, Ohio, US]
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