CHURCHILL, Sir W.L.S. The Second World War. London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1948-1954.
6 volumes, 8° (211 x 140mm). 24 folding maps and maps in the text, some colour-printed, 11 folding facsimiles. Vol. I with author's note slip tipped onto title and additional errata slip tipped onto 21/2r. (Occasional very light spotting or marking.) Original black cloth, spines lettered in gilt, top edges red, dustwrappers (spines of dustwrappers somewhat faded, and with a few marks and minor tears and chipping at edges). Provenance: Hugh Cecil, Baron Quickswood (1869-1956, presentation inscriptions in vols I-V, respectively: 'To , Linky , from W , 1948'; 'To , Linky , from Winston , 1954'; 'To , Linky , from , Winston , 1954'; 'To , Linky , from Winston , 1954'; 'To , Linky , from , Winston , Birmingham Town Hall , 1904 [sic]', printed facsimile presentation slips tipped onto front free endpapers of vols I and VI, manuscript note dated 21 August 1954 recording gift tipped onto upper pastedown of vol. I).
FIRST BRITISH EDITIONS OF VOLUMES I AND III-VI, THIRD OF VOLUME II. VOLUMES I-V INSCRIBED BY CHURCHILL TO QUICKSWOOD. Woods (1975) A123(b). (6)