The World Crisis

The World Crisis

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Author

Churchill, Winston S.

Publisher

Thornton Butterworth

Reference

772

Five volumes in six, complete - Volume One, '1911-1914' - [6], 536pp; Volume Two, '1915' - 558pp; Volume Three, '1916-1918 Part I', 292pp; Volume Four, '1916-1918 Part II', ix, [1], 293-590pp; Volume Five, 'The Aftermath', 474pp and Volume Six, 'The Eastern Front', 368pp. Original cloth, title, author and volume stars in gilt to spines, with title blindstamped to upper cover. Volume one covers are slightly rubbed, with small nick to head of rear joint, the remnants of the DJ have been pasted to the ffep and rear pastedown; Volume two is lightly foxed to the edges of the text block; Volume three has a scuff to the rear pastedown where the DJ spine has previously been pasted in and now removed and Volume six has a small tear to head of spine, and is lightly foxed. With all illustrations, maps, plans and errata slips called for. Published between 1923 and 1931, this is Churchill's overview of the First World War, and was a financial success, Woods noting that, "'The World Crisis' bought Chartwell for him" (Woods, Page 46). Woods A31(a)

Size

8vo

Condition

Good+

Jacket Condition

No Jacket

Binding

Hardback

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1923

Edition

First Edition

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