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Churchill | Winston

Marlborough: His Life and Times

First Printing

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Description

Octavo (24x17cm), 4 volumes (611pp, 650pp, 607pp, 670pp.), half red morocco, cloth boards, gilt title on spine. Raised bands. Gilt top leaf, uncut, scant foxing. Frontispiece with each volume, multiple color illustrations, folding maps and battle diagrams. An attractive presentation.
Comments: This book was released as four separate volumes, beginning in 1933 and continuing through 1938. Churchill began writing in 1929, shortly after leaving government and looking for a source of income. His choice of solider and statesman John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough as his subject was due to his familial connections.

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

George G. Harrap & Co., LTD

Edition

First Printing

Date Published

1933-1938

Binding

Leather bound

Condition

Near fine

Writer

Churchill | Winston