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Winston Churchill: Youth 1874-1900, Young Statesman 1901-1914, 1914-1916, 1917-1922, 1922-1939 (five volumes)

Randolph S. Churchill; Martin Gilbert

William Heinemann 1966

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Very Good  | 

The first five volumes of the authoritative biography of Winston Churchill, detailing his life up to the outbreak of World War II. All first editions, published in 1966, 1967, 1971, 1975 & 1976 respectively. The project was started by Churchill's only son, Randolph, with the assistance of Sir Martin Gilbert, who continued the biography following Randolph's death in 1968. In addition to the biography proper, companion volumes were also produced featuring the sources used (we also have these in stock). Large 8vo. (235x160mm) With numerous b/w images. Some volumes in protective sleeves. Top edges tinted purple. Minor shelfwear to jackets. Extremely light foxing to fore-edges of some volumes. Some very light sunning to some spines. Otherwise contents crisp and clean, bindings tight. Very good+ *Due to enormous weight, extra shipping fees apply to overseas orders*