Churchill London: The Diner's Club, 1974. We like to keep things fresh. Philip Grushkin for works authored by Winston S. However, near-fine or better jacketed first printing sets have become quite uncommon and desirable. We own hard back copies, but I purchased the kindle version as well since we will be spending 8 months of this school year on a road trip around the U. This clearly comes across in Volume I. Churchill London: Cassell and Company, Ltd.
A history of the english speaking peoples is a four volume history of britain and its former colonies and possessions throughout the world written by winston. Each tall volume is bound in uniform smooth, deep red cloth with gilt stamped spines and red topstain. His accounting of Battle of Hastings in 1066 was a wonderful display of poetic respect. Another phase looms before us, in which alliance will once more be tested and in which it formidable virtues may be to preserve the Peace and Freedom. First is the usual collector's conundrum - that they are scarce in collectible condition.
Modern historians have diverged from Churchill's views in many cases, but not nearly as much as one might suppose. The establishment of British Columbia is the Province connected by railway that assists this international agreement. Proof copies of the first editions. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Nor should we seek to define precisely the exact terms of ultimate union. This American edition features the Civil War, the Revolution, and the War of 1812 which were omitted from the original British edition. This is truly King James I lasting legacy — a thorough, complete, and unbiased edition in English of the Holy Scriptures.
. The consequence of the monasteries is of course one that provides revenue for a Kingdom suffering from not enough money. Churchill Taipei: Book World Company, n. Faint tanning along spine and board edges. Fairly bright pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. See more of our deals.
This is an attractively bound, impressively sized. Comment: This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The interruption continued as Churchill bent his literary efforts to his six-volume history, The Second World War, and then his remaining political energies to his second and final premiership from 1951-1955. The work traces a great. The designs are executed in gouache, watercolor.
Some scattered foxing, as usual with this set, near fine in the original dust jackets that show some toning and light wear. I knew that in this first of four Volumes it would not only set the tone for the remainder of the other three — I wanted to ensure I was able to capture the essence of this important History of a nation that has done more good for mankind than harm when one looks at the accomplishments of structure to locations of the many that took the challenge to accomplish, work, study, and learn long before my own existence came into being. Occasional finger marking to endpapers, with rubbing and a couple of tiny nicks to text block edges. The British and European view of our internal hostility for the time during the reign of Queen Victoria was in fact refreshing and unbiased. They are now to become Allies in terrible but victorious wars.
Near-fine in a very good+ dust jacket. However, collectors should note that there are no prices on the Canadian dust jacket flaps and no indication of first edition on the title page verso. I never knew just how much the people were conquered from without and from within. Churchill India: Natraj Publishers, Dehra Dun, 1978. From his very experienced position at this stage in life to which he writes of the American Civil War — he ties in historical events in a very balanced fashion; incorporating history of John Quincy Adams, the Monroe Doctrine, the burning embers of North vs. The impact of the French Revolution on the European Continent was in reflection for the English the same sort of situation with their own Revolution of 1688. The first draft of A History of the English-Speaking Peoples was completed just before the Second World War, but the.
Faint tanning along spine and board edges. The work traces a great historical arc from Roman Britain through. It is literally like sitting in the room with and hearing the man himself recite the story of the English Speaking People. His narrative skills are breathtaking in scope and erudition. Moving from the American Revolution the entrance of the French Revolution is no less important.