Item #09606 The Second World War (In Publisher's Original Wooden box). Sir Winston Churchill.

The Second World War (In Publisher's Original Wooden box)

Boston; 1948-1953: Houghton Mifflin Co. First American Edition. Octavo. Fine / Very Good. Item #09606

Complete in six volumes, IN THE PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL WOODEN BOX. The True First Edition, published months before the British edition. Dust jackets, with strong, vibrant colors. First printings of books and dust jackets, with price of $6.00 on front flaps (volumes 1 and 6 are price-clipped); spine of volume 1 a bit faded. Archival tape repair to verso of volume 2 dust jacket. Vol. #1 THE GATHERING STORM, 784pp., THEIR FINEST HOUR, 751pp., THE GRAND ALLIANCE, 903pp., THE HINGE OF FATE, 1000pp., CLOSING THE RING, 749pp., TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY, 800pp. Dates are on all title pages as called for. A very handsome nearly fine set in dust jackets. A truly exceptional set of Churchill's great work, and in the quite scarce publisher's original wooden box.

Price: $2,250.00

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