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Winston Spencer CHURCHILL
The War Speeches of Winston Spencer Churchill comprising: Into Battle The Unrelenting Struggle The End of the Beginning Onwards to Victory The Dawn of Liberation Victory Secret Session Speeches
London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1941–46. First editions, first impressions. Six individually issued works bound uniformly in half blue morocco leather. Recently rebound, titles in gilt to red labels and gilt decoration to the spines, new cream endpapers, top edges gilt. Some occasional light foxing to most volumes, heavy foxing to “Victory” which was printed in the last year of the Second World War on War Economy Standard Paper. An excellent set of Churchill’s speeches in handsome bindings. Comprising of: Into Battle. – 1941, viii, 314pp, frontispiece portrait; The Unrelenting Struggle. – 1942, x, 350pp, frontispiece portrait, 4 plates; The End of the Beginning. – 1943, xiv, 258pp, frontispiece portrait, 4 plates; Onwards to Victory. – 1944, x, 278pp, frontispiece plus 4 plates; The Dawn of Liberation. – 1945, xii, 328pp, frontispiece, 4 plates; Victory. – 1946, xii, 240pp, frontispiece plus 4 plates; Secret Session Speeches. – 1946, 96pp, 16 plates. The first volume compiled by Randolph S. Churchill, the remaining six volumes compiled by Charles Eade. Approximately 8 ¾ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles to red label with gilt lion rampant to other compartments. Joints – good condition – new. Corners – good condition. Boards – good condition – half leather and cloth boards. Page edges – good condition – top edge gilt. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – perfect. Paste downs – good condition – new. End papers – good condition – new. Title – good condition – some tanning, minor marks and foxing, more pronounc … [Click Below for Full Description]
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