London, South Kensington
19 March 2008
CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). War Speeches. London: Cassell, 1941-45. 7 volumes bound in 3, 8°. Half titles, half tone frontispieces and plates. Finely-bound in dark blue half morocco gilt by Sotheran, spines gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-pieces, top edges gilt (spines a little faded). Vols. I-II third editions, vols. III-VII FIRST EDITIONS. cf. Woods A136.
With the same author's The World Crisis (London, 1923-29, 5 vols., FIRST EDITION), uniformly-bound with the above. (8)
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