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THE WORLD CRISIS. 1911-1914, 1915, 1916-1918-parts 1 and 2, The Aftermath, The Eastern Front by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER - First Edition - 1923 - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 10507)

THE WORLD CRISIS. 1911-1914, 1915, 1916-1918-parts 1 and 2, The Aftermath, The Eastern Front

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THE WORLD CRISIS. 1911-1914, 1915, 1916-1918-parts 1 and 2, The Aftermath, The Eastern Front

by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER

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Thornton Butterworth Limited. London. 1923-31. FIRST EDITION SET. 6 large 8vo volumes. (9.2 x 6.3 inches). Contains maps, plans and facsimiles of letters and documents. Fine leather bound set in recent full dark blue morocco leather. Spines with raised bands, red title labels, and gilt ruling, lettering and decorations of Rampant lion device stamped to spine compartments. Single gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. Some very minor spotting to a few pages of the first volume otherwise a surprisingly bright and fresh set throughout, and uncommon thus. A superior set of Churchill's great war account.

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book dealer
Paul Foster Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
10507
Title
THE WORLD CRISIS. 1911-1914, 1915, 1916-1918-parts 1 and 2, The Aftermath, The Eastern Front
Author
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thornton Butterworth Limited. London. 1923-31
Date Published
1923
Bookseller catalogs
Winston Churchill; Fine bindings;

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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created... [more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [more]
First Edition
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
device
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