The End of the Beginning. Winston S. Churchill.

The End of the Beginning

Cassell, London, 1943, hardcover. During the war, Cassell produced a special leather bound edition of the first three volumes of the war speeches for The General Fire Appliance Company Ltd. This edition was bound in half navy pebble grain morocco with top edges gilt. The spines are blocked in gold using the same tooling as the normal cloth trade editions. This was produced in 1944 so the printing is dated December 1943. Most copies of this edition have a special bookplate stating the book is with the compliments of the Chairman and directors.. Book is tight, unworn, shiny gilt on spine, page edges foxed, has General Fire bookplate on front pastedown (A94a.2). Item #36895

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