Into Battle. Winston S. Churchill.
Into Battle
Into Battle

Into Battle

Cassell, London, 1941, 1st edition, This is the first volume (of 7) of Churchill’s war speeches. It publishes speeches originally made from 1938 through the end of 1940, and so includes some of the best known such as “Blood Toil, Tears, Sweat, “This was Their Finest Hour, “ so much owed by so many to so few”. and lots more. A total of 47 speeches. 313 pages. Bound in medium blue cloth as series. There were a total of 12 printings, but this copy is the true first. This is the first state with no page number 78. Book is tight and unworn, no spotting. Of special interest is the gift inscription on the free endpaper stating Christmas 1940, six weeks before the official publication date of 6 Feb. 1941. Dustwreapper is correct 1st, unclipped, a closed tear and a small loss 4 x 2 mm at head of spine. Good red shade on spine, some spots along fold to rear flap. (A66a). Item #36705

Price: $350.00

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