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THE WORLD CRISIS. Five volumes in six (complete).
- Volume One: 1911-1914; Volume Two: 1915; Volume Three: 1916-1918 Parts I and II (in two volumes); Volume Four: The Aftermath. Volume Five: The Unknown War. The Eastern Front 1914-1917. Totalling over 2,500 pages, with 10 plates, numerous maps, charts & diagrams (35 folding, several coloured), facsimiles (2 folding), errata slips (Volumes I & IV), appendices, indices; all med. 8vo; navy cloth, spines lettered in gilt, the upper board of Volumes I, II & IV lettered and ruled in blind, boards slightly rubbed or flecked most volumes, edges a trifle rubbed, a couple of corners bruised; dust wrapper to Volume IV only, slightly soiled and foxed, with bookseller's sticker on backstrip and front panel, edges lightly rubbed and split, the backstrip browned; Volume III (both parts) with inked ownership inscription on upper pastedowns and several scattered ownership stamps, the free endpapers of Part II tape-marked, bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown Volume IV, a little foxing throughout (mainly to edges), most of the endpapers lightly offset, occasional slight soiling; Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, [Volumes I & II],Thornton Butterworth, London [Volumes III & IV]/Macmillan, London [Volume V], 1927-1941. Mixed set: Volumes I & II being the only Australian issues [undated, but both 1923]: Volume III (Parts I & II): First U.K. editions, second impressions; Volume IV: First U.K. edition, second state; Volume V: Macmillan issue, only printing. See Cohen A69.4(I & II); A69.2(III-1, II).b; A69.2(IV).b. Second state; A69.13; and Woods A31(a). * Only the first two volumes received a separate Australian issue.When Thornton Butterworth went into voluntary liquidation, publication rights to the final volume passed temporarily to Macmillan, who took over about 600 sheets, which they reissued with a cancel title.
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