Lot 637

CHURCHILL, Winston (1874-1965). The Second World War, London, 1948-54, 6 vols, maps, some folding, modern blue morocco gilt. FIRST ENGLISH TRADE EDITION. With 9 other works in 13 vols. (19)

Estimate: £300 - £500
Hammer price: £280
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CHURCHILL, Winston (1874-1965).  The Second World War. London: Cassell and Co. Ltd., 1948-54. 6 volumes, large 8vo (211 x 140mm). Half titles, maps and plans, some folding, some printed in colours, "Author's Note" slip at the beginning of vol. one and errata slip at the end of vol. one (some mainly marginal spotting). Modern blue morocco gilt, 4 small gilt typographical ornaments stamped on upper covers, spines with 5 raised bands, top edges gilt (spines faded). FIRST ENGLISH TRADE EDITION. Woods A123(b). With 9 other works in 13 vols. including the same author's The History of the English-Speaking Peoples (London, 1970-71 [fourth vol. 1958], 4 vols., red leatherette and pebbled boards, mixed editions), Montgomery of Alamein's Memoirs (London, 1958, modern calf), John Connell's Wavell. Scholar and Soldier (London, 1964, modern calf) and Alan Moorehead's The Desert War (London, 1965, modern calf). (19)

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