Churchill, Winston S. The
Second World War: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand
Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy.
London: Cassell & Co., Ltd., (1948-54). Octavo, original black
cloth, original gray dust-wrappers. Six volumes. $7800.
First English editions of Churchillís
most important work, signed and inscribed by Churchill on the front
flyleaf of volume V: "Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill." Occasional foxing to text, dust jackets near-fine with
only minimal spine
In Defeat: Defiance;
In Victory: Magnanimity;
In Peace: Goodwill"