Uncorrected advance proof from Little, Brown and Company of The Last Lion: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932, by William Manchester.
Octavo, 883pp. White paper boards, title and publication information on front cover. Light shelf wear, appears mostly unread. Light toning to spine, a near fine example. One of Time magazine’s best non-fiction books of the 20th century.
This is the first volume of William Manchester’s monumental work on the life of Winston Churchill. Beginning with Visions of Glory, 1874-1932 (1983), it was followed by Alone, 1932-1940 (1998) and the posthumous third volume, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 (2012).