First English edition of The Second World War by Winston S. Churchill, six volumes, finely bound.
Octavo, [six volumes]. Full crushed red niger, title in gilt on spine, raised bands with six decorative gilt compartments. All edges gilt. Faint sunning to spines, else fine. Volume I includes the “Author’s Note” bound-in at p. viii and errata slip at p. 610. Complete with fold-out maps and full-page illustrations. (Cohen A240.4) (Woods A123[b]) An attractive set.
This six-volume history of the Second World War includes the following volumes: The Gathering Storm, Their Finest Hour, The Grant Alliance, The Hinge of Fate, Closing the Ring and Triumph and Tragedy.