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"The Second World War," Chartwell Edition by Winston Churchill

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The Second World War (Chartwell Edition-United States) by Winston Churchill from Houghton-Mifflin Company, Boston. A deluxe edition of Winston Churchill's six-volume memoir, The Second World War, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953, for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values. Bound in an attractive yellow gold and blue cloth and with additional colored maps and photographs not available in the original Cassell's edition. Titles as follows: I. The Gathering Storm (1948). II. Their Finest Hour (1949). III. The Grand Alliance (1950). IV. The Hinge Of Fate (1950). V. Closing The Ring (1951). VI. Triumph and Tragedy (1953). Note: Other editions of this set are also available as well as other Churchill items - please inquire.

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  • Creator
    Houghton Mifflin & Co. (Maker)
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1983
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  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent overall condition - Wear commensurate with use - Some wear to cover illustration - Variations from book to book and set to set...
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 9.5 in. x W 13.25 in. x D 6 in.

    H 24.13 cm x W 33.66 cm x D 15.24 cm

  • Seller location
    Austin, TX
  • Seller reference number
    CCC
  • Reference number
    LU88276046563

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