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Birth of Britain 4vol. Set by Winston Churchill - First Edition. - 1956 - from mclinhavenbooks and

Birth of Britain 4vol. Set

by Winston Churchill

Condition: Good/No Jacket

New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1956. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Copyright dates are 1956, 1957, 1958, 4 volume set, grey and res cloth cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and the spine, no tears or bent pages, previous owners name on the inside covers with tape remenants around name also libris labels in three of the books, all are 1st edition, book 1 is 4th printing, 2 is 1st, 3 is 1st, 4th is 1st edition, NO JACKETS, shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spines are minor, all are in good to very good condition, only book 4 has any fading to the spine all have bright, clean text with tight binding solid books. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: mclinhavenbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002195
  • Title: Birth of Britain 4vol. Set
  • Author: Winston Churchill
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Dodd Mead & Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1956
  • Bookseller catalogs: Historic;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Americana;


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