The World Crisis, full set of six. Winston S. Churchill.
The World Crisis, full set of six

The World Crisis, full set of six

Thornton Butterworth, London, 1923-1931, The original work appeared from 1923-27 as 3 volumes published in 4 by Thornton Butterworth: Vol I: 1911-1914; Vol II: 1915; Vols III, IV: 1916-1918 in two parts. Subsequently in 1929, a further volume (4 or 5) appeared as The Aftermath. Then still later in 1931 a final supplementary volume was published The Eastern Front ( or The Unknown War) .An impressive set, uniformly bound in smooth navy blue cloth, gilt title on spine and blind stamped titles on front cover. Numerous maps and plans, some folding and coloured. The only illustrations are 8 photos of key personalities in the final volume. Large attractive books, 6 x 9 inches, this first English edition is much preferred over the American. A clean attractive set of all correct firsts. All have uniform blue spine color and clear bright gold titles. Vol 2 has an owner name on the endpaper and wear at spine ends. Page edges free of spots, but vol 6 page edges are overall browned. (A31ab). Item #27291

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