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1948; Houghton Mifflin Company publishers, Boston; hardbound with red boards and gilt lettering on cover and spine (a little faded); previous owner's name inside cover; front few pages have minor issues; clean pages inside and tight binding; no dust jacket; normal aging; see pics.


Preface -

"I must regard these volumes of The Second World War as a continuation of the story of the First World War which I set out in The World Crisis, The Eastern Front, and The Aftermath.  Together, if the present work is completed, they will cover an account of another Thirty Years' War.


I have followed, as in previous volumes, as far as I am able, the method of Defoe' Memoirs of a Cavalier, in which the author hangs the chronicle and discussion of great military and political events upon the thread of the personal experiences of an individual..."

THE GATHERING STORM by Winston S. Churchill

SKU: BS28f
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