Description:

1-6. The Second World War. 1948-1953. Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston. In Near Fine condition. Red cloth binding with bright gilt spine titles. Each volume has Churchill’s signature embossed on the front cover. Clean, no interior markings. Six Volumes. Each 9.5in x 6.25in, original red cloth with gilt and black ruled and lettered spines, illustrated with maps. Churchills six-volume history of World War II. It is remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. It won the Nobel Prize in 1953. This set includes the following: The Gathering Storm (1948) Their Finest Hour (1949) The Grand Alliance (1950) The Hinge of Fate (1950) Closing the Ring (1951) Triumph and Tragedy (1953). 7-8. The History of English Speaking People. 1956-1958. New York, NY. Dodd, Mead and Company. 2 of 4 Volumes, missing volumes 3 and 4. All volumes are in Very Good condition. All volumes are red cloth hard cover, with black and gold embossed on the spine for the title. No bookplates or owners markings. 9. Churchill: Taken from the Diaries of Lord Moran. 1966. 10. The Crisis by Winston Churchill. 1933. 11. Churchill: The Man of the Century. 1965. 12. Operation Sea Lion by Peter Fleming. 1965.

    Provenance:
  • Acquired from a Virginia Estate
  • Artist Name:
  • Winston Churchill
  • Medium:
  • Hard Cover Book Set

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