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The Second World War / Winston S Churchill [complete in 6 volumes]
London : Cassell (1949-1954), 1949. First Edition. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slight dust-toning and rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Front hinges starting slightly on volume 1. Lacking original front endpapers of vol. 3. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 0 pages; Please note that volumes 2-6 are 1st editions - volume 1 is a 3rd edition, 1950. Physical desc.: 6 v. : illus. ; 22 cm. Contents: v. 1. The gathering storm. -- v. 2. Their finest hour. -- v. 3. The Grand Alliance. -- v. 4. The hinge of fate. -- v. 5. Closing the ring. -- v. 6. Triumph and tragedy. Summary: Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable both for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction and is an enduring, compelling work that led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1953. Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Great Britain. World War, 1939-1945 - Diplomatic history. World War, 1939-1945 - Causes.
      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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