Marlborough. His Life And Times

CHURCHILL, THE RIGHT HON. WINSTON S.

£75.00

Publisher

George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd.

Place

London

Date

1947

Synopsis

By the right honourable winston s. churchill o.m. c.h. m.p. book one consisting of volumes i and ii of the original work. book two consisting of volumes iii and iv of the original work.

Item Description

FIRST TWO VOLUME EDITION. 8vo. 6.25 x 8.75 inches. Book One, 1049 + [1] pp.; Book Two, 1078 pp. Bound in original burgundy cloth, gilt, with Marlborough arms blocked on front board in dust wrappers (also with the arms on front), which have sunned spines and edge chips, with torn head of spine, Book Two. A little wear to extremities and some damp stains on boards; otherwise clean interiors and a very good set. 1948 signatures and gift inscription on first free endpapers. Illustrated by portrait frontispieces, folding maps, some coloured, facsimiles, some folding, and by facsimile and maps in text. 'This is an entirely new setting, not a re-arrangement of the 1933 or 1934 forms. All the maps have been retained from the first edition, but the illustrations have been reduced to a frontispiece in each volume.' (Woods).

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