London: Cassell and Company, 1948.
Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. All First Edition. The Second World War. Signed and dated to volume one of the blank endleaf Winston S. Churchill 1954. Title include The Gathering Storm 1948, Thier Finest Hour 1949, The Grand Alliance 1950, The Hinge of Fate 1951, Closing the Ring 1952, Triumph and Tragedy 1954. Illustrated with folding maps and diagrams. Handsomely bound by Bayntun Binders in full navy blue morocco, spine gilt in six compartments of stylized rosette motif, gilt titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, covers single gilt rule line with a gilt hologram of Winston Churchill signature, leather and gilt turn-ins, decorative marbled endpaper, housed in a blue cloth slipcase. A Splendid First Edition. Fine. Item #760