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

The World Crisis, full set of six

Scribners, 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. Here is a very attractive set of first printings. The cloth used on vol. I firsts was poor and nearly all copies are faded. This set includes a vol. I with a nice dark spine. The tradeoff is there is a gouge on the rear cover, shown in the pic. Books are all clean and tight. Vol. Vi has some faint condensation spots on the covers. There is a drip mark running down the rear cover on vol. V. All bindings tight, no cracked hinges. Superior shelf appearance. (ICS A31aa). Item #7088
ISBN: B00DH5JVOQ

Price: $1,200.00

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