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Winston Spencer CHURCHILL
The World Crisis Vol I. 1911-1914 Vol II. 1915 Vol III. 1916-1918 Part I Vol IV. 1916-1918 Part II Vol V. The Aftermath Vol VI. The Eastern Front
London: Thornton Butterworth Limited. London, Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1923–31. All First Editions, Vol IV a second impression published in the same month as the first. Five Volumes bound in six with the third volume bound in two parts. Recently recased in new half leather bindings with red labels and gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Vol. I. - [1923], 1911–1914, half title, title, [6], 6-536pp; Vol. II. - [1923], 1915, half title, title, [2], 9-557pp; Vol. III. - [1927], 1916-1918 Part I, half title, title, 9-292pp (292 unnumbered); Vol IV. - [1927], 1916–1918 Part II, half title, title, ix, [blank] 293-589pp [1 blank], Second Impression published the same month as the First; Vol. V. - [1929], The Aftermath, half title with a book plate affixed, title, dedication [1 blank], 9-474pp; Vol. VI. - [1931], The Eastern Front, half title, frontispiece, title, dedication, [1 blank], 7-368pp, followed by the folding map. First Editions, first impressions apart from Vol IV which is a second impresion. Illustrated with facsimiles, charts, and maps, many folding. Errata slips between page [vi] and 1 and page 338 and 339 in Volume I, and page 8 and 9 in Volume V. Blank end papers replaced with new ones. Working with astonishing speed and energy, Churchill produced this mammoth history of the First World War in the aftermath of electoral defeat. The work deals with his reorganization of the Royal Navy in the years leading up to the War, defends his Gallipoli policy, and criticises Haig's strategy. Although parts of The World Crisis were highly autobiographical, drawing on do … [Click Below for Full Description]
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