Churchill, Winston S. - The great war : Full set of 26 Individual Parts - 1933/1934

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Churchill, Winston S. - The great war : Full set of 26 Individual Parts - 1933/1934
Boekbanden, Koloniale geschiedenis, Krijgsgeschiedenis, Militaria, Naslagwerken, Reizen, Techniek, Topografie, Vervoer, Verzamelwerken - Aantal: 26 - Boek

Winston Churchill - The great war -George Newnes - Paperbacks - 1933 : 1934 - 1668 pages total - 25 cm x 18 cm


London: George Newnes Limited, 1933-4 64 pages plus wrappers to each part [totalling 1,668 pages], printed black and moderate to dark blue on white, across the top in white "To Be Completed in About 24 Fortnightly Parts." It was only announced on the front wrapper of Part 22 that the series was ultimately "to be concluded in twenty-six parts." Corner crease to Part 1 one only, otherwise all 26 issues are in extremely good, clean bright condition. with only occasional small mark or blemish - very nice very collectable set of first editions

An uncommon collection of these periodicals dealing with the scenes and various fronts associated with the first world war, in the original 26 fortnightly parts. Bound in their original pictorial wrappers. Fully illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Chapters include: 1905-1910 Milestones to Armageddon, 1911 The Crisis of Agadir, The Dusk of Hapsburg, 1914 The Murder of Archduke, Ireland and the European Balance,The Austrian Ultimatum, The Fronts and the Combatants, The Crisis, Declarations of War, The Mobilization of the Navy, 1914 The Passage of the Army, The Invasion of France, The Marne, The Mobilization Interval, The Assembly of the Eastern Armies, Austria Against Russia, The Battle of Lemberg, The Invasion of East Prussia, The Battle of Tannenberg, The First Masurian Lakes, The End of the World Crisis. Pagination is continuous, with part 26 ending on page 1668. Churchill was also a prolific writer of books, writing a novel, two biographies, three volumes of memoirs, and several histories in addition to his many newspaper articles. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 "for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values".Two of his most famous works, published after his first premiership brought his international fame to new heights, were his six-volume memoir The Second World War and A History of the English-Speaking Peoples; a four-volume history

Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
26
Onderwerp
Boekbanden, Koloniale geschiedenis, Krijgsgeschiedenis, Militaria, Naslagwerken, Reizen, Techniek, Topografie, Vervoer, Verzamelwerken
Auteur/ Illustrator
Churchill, Winston S.
Boektitel
The great war : Full set of 26 Individual Parts
Staat
Zeer Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1933
Publicatie jaar jongste item
1934
Druk
Eerste druk
Taal
Engels
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
George Newnes Limited
Band
Zachte kaft
Aantal pagina‘s.
1668
Afmetingen
125×18 cm
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