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CHURCHILL, [Sir] Winston Spencer (1874-1965).
The Second World War.
London: Cassell and Co. Ltd., 1948-1954. [Military history] FIRST EDITIONS. 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. Elegantly bound in navy half morocco with matching cloth over boards, red title labels, raised bands and gilt decoration to spines. Top edges gilt. A fine set in an attractive recent leather binding. '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. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington [UNITED KINGDOM]

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