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

The World Crisis, full set of six in dustjackets

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. Books and dustjackets are all correct firsts. Books are clean tight copies, only one (4) has spots on the foredges. Vol. 1 has owner name on endpaper. 2Condition of the jackets varies, 1,2,3, 5 are darkened on the spines. Vol. 1 has a piece gone from the center of the spine, vol 3 has a large piece gone from the top corner of the front cover. Vol 6 has a patch panel about 15 x 20 mm at base of spine copies from another dj. (A31ab). Item #50078

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