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5 vols. Hardback. Size 9.5 x 6 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed title to front. In very good conditions. Volume I has small closed split head of spine, & Photo postcard of Churchill stuck on front endpaper. Corners slightly bumped, with rubbing to edges and corners. Rubbing/ light scratches to boards. Dark spotting to outer page edges. Mild foxing to endpapers. Else a generally clean and tight set. Churchill’s seminal account of the First World War, on which a large part of his reputation as a writer rests. Originally planned as three volumes, the others were added later and consequently volume six (Eastern Front) is frequently lacking. All volumes are first edition. With 47 maps and charts (39 fold out) and 14 full page plates with diagrams in text.
Title: The World Crisis. Five volumes. 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918 Part One; 1916-1918 Part Two; The Aftermath.
Publisher: London Thornton Butterworth Limited 1924 3rd 2nd imp, 1923 2nd, 1927 1st, 1927 1st, 1929 1st 2nd imp editions:
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Keywords: CHURCHILL WINSTON S.CHURCHILL, World Crisis, five volumes, 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918 part one; 1916-1918 part two; The Aftermath; First World War, Great War, WWI Winston S. Churchill,