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SOUTH EAST ASIAN ANTIQUES, FINE ART, ASIAN ART BOOKS & OTHER RARE AND INTERESTING BOOKS
SOUTH EAST ASIAN ANTIQUES, FINE ART, ASIAN ART BOOKS & OTHER RARE AND INTERESTING BOOKS

Winston Churchill; The Second World War, 6 Vol set, 1948-1954.

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Winston Churchill; The Second World War, 6 Vol set, 1948-1954. 

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Published by Cassell & Co. Limited, London, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington. 1948-1954. Complete set. First editions.

Titles; 

The Gathering Storm (1948); Their Finest Hour (1949); The Grand Alliance (1950); The Hinge of Fate (1951); Closing the Ring (1952); Triumph and Tragedy (1954).

A good set of black cloth hardbacks with gilt title to spine. Dustjackets are present, but a little ragged around the edges with discoloration to dustjackets. Text is clean. The binding has a little give in it at the spine - quite common with these books, which were still being produced "in complete accordance with the authorized economy standards" designed to reduce expenditure post-war. Volume 1 has cracked hinge to webbing at the title page. Other volumes are intact. Red pages edges to top of text block.

Dimensions: Each volume approximately 227mm high x 146mm wide.

Substantial unpacked weight approximately 5.2kg (the set).