CHURCHILL, Winston, S. -- A collection of FIRST EDITIONS from Winston Churchill's library, ALL PRESENTATION COPIES, inscribed by the authors Liddel Hart, Phillipe Barrès, A.L. Rowse and Edward Stettinus, in the year of publication. 5 volumes, 8° (ca. 220 x 140mm).
The collection comprises: HART, Lidell. The British Way in Warfare. London: Faber and Faber, 1932. Original red cloth, spine gilt, top edge purple (spine sunfaded, a small stain, corners very lightly bumped). Inscribed by the author: 'To Winston Churchill who almost alone kept alive the true tradition' -- HART, Lidell. The Defence of Britain. London: Faber and Faber, 1939. Original blue cloth, spine gilt (some spotting to edges) -- BARRÈS, Philippe. Charles de Gaule. New York: 1941. Red half morocco gilt (hinges cracked, extremities lightly rubbed) -- STETTINUS, Edward. Lend-Lease. New York: Macmillan, 1944. Original blue cloth, gilt (spine sunfaded, light rubbing) -- ROWSE, A.L. The England of Elizabeth. London: Macmillan, 1950. Original green cloth, gilt. (5)