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CHURCHILL, Winston S.
The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill. Compiled by Charles Eade in three volumes.
London: Cassell & Company Ltd, 1952. London: Cassell & Company Ltd,, 1952. 3 volumes, octavo. Original dark blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt. With the dust jackets. Title pages printed in red and black, facsimile typed notes with manuscript corrections in the text. Fine, clean copies in very good jackets, spine panels sunned and lightly scuffed, slight soiling and minor shelfwear, 3.5 cm closed tear to rear panel of vol. I and a few short nicks. First collected edition, first impression. Although the publication statement in volume 1 gives 1951 as the date of issue, publication was delayed and all three volumes appeared simultaneously in an edition of 4,740 sets in September 1952; 500 sets of sheets were exported for the American edition, published in 1953. Eade corrects the titles of a number of the speeches and inserts the Secret Session Speeches in the correct chronological order. Cohen A263.1(I-III).a; Woods A136.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]

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