Item #28796 The World Crisis, full set of six. Winston S. Churchill.

The World Crisis, full set of six

Scribner’s, NY, 1923-1931, 1st editions, hardcover. The first American edition appeared from 1923-27 as 3 volumes published in 4 by Scribner’s: 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 Unknown War ( The Eastern Front) .An impressive set, uniformly bound in reddish brown cloth, gilt title on spine and 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 thick books, 6.25 x 9 inches, this set preceded the English first. Vol I is well sunned on spine contents very clean; vol 2 slightly sunned on spine, string mark along edge of front cover; vols 3,4 very crisp, spots on top page edges, owner name on free endpapers; vol 5 spine dull, owner name, two spots on front cover; vol 6 slight lean to spine, edges browned. (A31aa). Item #28796

Price: $750.00

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