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Churchill, Rt. Hon Winston S.. THE WORLD CRISIS: THE AFTERMATH.. Thornton Butterworth, 1929.

Price: US$66.21 + shipping

Description: Fast Dispatch. Expedited UK Delivery Available. Excellent Customer Service. No dust jacket. Bookplate. Covers worn. Hinges cracked internally.

Seller: Bookbarn International, Bristol, SOM, United Kingdom

Churchill, The Rt. Hon. Winston S.. The World Crisis The Aftermath. Thornton Butterworth, London, 1929.

Price: US$100.00 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: Top edge corner of spine is missing - rodent chewed? - other wise a sound copy. Some blotches on rear board and along edges of text. ; Tight binding with blind-stamped dark blue front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Text is clean and unmarked with no writings or inscriptions. Presentation slip is laid in from the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, with the instructions that the volume be returned to the Controller of His Majesty's Stationery Office "in the event of the Library being broken up." Heavy book. Because of weight or size of some books, additional postage may be required. We will notify you if it is necessary to charge you an additional amount. You will then have the option of cancelling the order. ; Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 474 pages

Seller: Bookshelf of Maine, Franklin, ME, U.S.A.

Churchill, Winston S.. The World Crisis, the aftermath. 1st edition.. London Thornton Butterworth, 1929.

Price: US$124.55 + shipping

Description: 1st edition. 474 pages. four folding maps. errata slip present (corrected in pencil). overall in good bright condition in the original binding, with the following points to note: light lifting of the cloth from the boards. book-plate to front paste-down and 1933 ownership inscription to front free end-paper (H.E. Bowman, Jerusalem). some foxing to preliminary pages and page edges. slight slackness to hinges, but still firm. the final volume in Churchill's history of world war one

Seller: McLaren Books Ltd., ABA, PBFA, Helensburgh, United Kingdom

Churchill, Winston S.. The World Crisis: The Aftermath. Thornton Butterworth, London, 1929.

Price: US$124.55 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: Rubbed, crease down spine, stain to front board, gutters weak, front gutter cracked, foxed closed edges and endpapers, map edges chipped, appears to be some ex-library markings to rear endpapers, the odd small pencil marking to page margins, else pp clean and bright Size: 8vo 0.0

Seller: Bookcase, Carlisle, United Kingdom

CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.. THE WORLD CRISIS THE AFTERMATH. THORNTON BUTTERWORTH, London, 1929.

Price: US$131.25 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: A VERY GOOD FIRST EDITION IN BLACK CLOTH. WITH 4 FOLDING MAPS. NO ERRATA SLIP. BOOKPLATE ON FEP AS WELL AS SMALL STAMP.

Seller: Vagabond Books, A.B.A.A., PASADENA, CA, U.S.A.

Churchill, Winston. The World Crisis the Aftermath. Thornton Butterworth, London, 1929.

Price: US$196.65 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: Lightly rubbed and bumped, cloth wrinkled, crease to spine, a tipped in plate removed from rear p/d leaving slight remainder of paper, closed edges lightly foxed, remainder mark to base edge, PP clean and tidy. Size: 8vo Thick 0.0

Seller: Bookcase, Carlisle, United Kingdom

The Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill. THE WORLD CRISIS: THE AFTERMATH.. Thornton Butterworth, 1929.

Price: US$262.19 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: Ex-libris sticker to the inside page, some inscriptions to the front also. The book cover is slightly crippled and bent in the top right corner. The edge of the textblock is foxed. Seems okay to read throughout though.

Seller: Hay-on-Wye Booksellers, Hay-on-Wye, HEREF, United Kingdom

Churchill, Rt. Hon Winston S.. THE WORLD CRISIS: THE AFTERMATH.. Thornton Butterworth, 1929.

Price: US$278.91 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: 1929. Thornton Butterworth. First. Hard Cover. Book- VG. Dj- Good, spine discoloured, protective covered. 9x6. 474pp. 8 maps and charts. Following on from his famous account of the First World War, which came to an end at the moment of the Armistice, Churchill here describes the history of the Peace, as the results were gathered, the map of Europe redrawn, the bill paid for the past and measures taken to safe-guard the future.

Seller: Cambridge Rare Books, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Winston S. Churchill. The World Crisis: The Aftermath. Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., London, 1929.

Price: US$450.00 + shipping

Description: This is a jacketed British first edition, first printing of the fifth and penultimate volume of Churchill's monumental history of the First World War. A quarter of a century before the Second World War endowed him with lasting fame, Winston Churchill played a uniquely critical, controversial, and varied role in the "War to end all wars". This volume deals with the postwar years 1918 to 1928. Though the U.S. first edition of The World Crisis preceded the British, many consider the British edition aesthetically superior, with its larger volumes and shoulder notes summarizing the subject of each page. Unfortunately, the original dust jackets are scarce and the smooth navy cloth of the British first editions proved quite susceptible to wear, the contents prone to spotting and toning. Moreover, the cloth binding of this fifth volume proved particularly susceptible to blistering. Condition of this first edition, first printing is very good in a very good dust jacket. The blue cloth binding is bright, square and tight, with shelf wear to the bottom edge, minor wear to the spine ends and corners, and a barely discernible partial ring stain to the upper front cover. Blistering is nominal for the edition, with just a hint at the lower hinges. The contents remain respectably bright with a crisp, unread feel. We find no previous ownership marks. Differential toning to the endpapers corresponding to the dust jacket flaps confirms that this copy has spent life jacketed. Light spotting appears almost entirely confined to the page edges. The dust jacket is nearly complete, with only fractional loss to the spine head and upper corners. The spine is modestly toned and scuffed, the panels clean apart from vertical creases at the center of the rear panel and adjacent to the hinge on the front panel. The dust jacket is now protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. Published between 1923 and 1931, The World Crisis spans the 1911-1918 war years, with two supplemental volumes covering the postwar years 1918-1928 (The Aftermath) and the Eastern theatre (The Eastern Front). Of The World Crisis, Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. Churchill served as First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, but after the failure in the Dardanelles, he was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent his political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before the war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, foreshadowing the political isolation and restoration he would experience nearly two decades later leading up to the Second World War. Despite Churchill's political recovery, the stigma of the Dardanelles would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six-volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(IV).b, Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105.

Seller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

Winston S. CHURCHILL. The World Crisis. The Aftermath. [Third Impression]. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER. Thornton Butterworth, [1929], 1929.

Price: US$498.18 + shipping

Description: Roy. 8vo., Third Impression, with 4 folding maps (2 coloured) on japon and 4 full-page maps in the text, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers, front blank preliminary lightly spotted; navy blue cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in blind, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter generally and lightly age-soiled, and with minor loss (just affecting lettering) at head of backstrip. Published three months after the first edition. This scarce work, complete in itself, is either the fourth of fifth volume of The World Crisis depending on your point of view as to the numbering system (see below). 'The World Crisis', Churchill's masterly history of the Great War, is bedevilled by an irritating numbering problem. Since the third volume is in two parts a complete set comprises five logical volumes in six physical volumes. Thus the last two volumes (The Aftermath and The Eastern Front) are constantly referred to as four and five (Woods and most other bibliographies) or five and six (as indicated by the publisher on backstrips). Early issues are very scarce in the dustwrapper. Woods, A31(a).

Seller: Island Books, Thakeham, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Winston S. Churchill. The World Crisis: The Aftermath. Thornton Butterworth Limited, London, 1929.

Price: US$550.00 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: This is the first British edition, first printing of the fifth volume of Churchill's The World Crisis. Of The World Crisis, Churchill bibliographer Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the front; Churchill was First Lord of the Admiralty until 1915 and then, after bearing blame for the Dardanelles tragedy, served as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. Condition is very good plus in a very good plus original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards and spine show bright gilt, square corners, and only just a hint of the bubbling of the cloth endemic to this particular edition. The contents are crisp, bright, and tight, with a hint of spotting apparent only on the ffep an the fore edge and top edge of the text block. Errata present at p.9. The dust jacket is highly complete, with only minor wear at the corners and very modest chipping to a maximum depth of .25 inch at the head and tail of the spine. The spine is a little darkened, but quite presentable. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(IV).b, Woods A31(bb)

Seller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

Winston S. Churchill. The World Crisis: The Aftermath. Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., London, 1929.

Price: US$560.00 + shipping

Description: This is a superior jacketed British first edition, first printing of the fifth book in Churchill’s acclaimed history of the First World War. This volume deals with the postwar years 1918 to 1928. This copy is near fine in a nearly very good dust jacket. The blue cloth binding is square, clean, bright, and tight with sharp corners and vivid spine gilt. Of note, this copy is entirely free of the blistering of the binding cloth which is endemic to the edition. The contents are crisp with no previous ownership marks. The book feels unread. Spotting is modest for the edition, primarily confined to endpapers, prelims, and page edges. Differential toning to the endpapers corresponding to the dust jacket flaps confirms that this copy has spent life jacketed. The dust jacket shows only fractional chipping to extremities, a few short closed tears, and a tiny gouge at the center of the spine. The spine is evenly toned, but nonetheless has quite respectable shelf presentation. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Churchill played a critical, controversial, and varied role in the First World War and his remarkable experience underpins his epic, six-volume history of the conflict. Of The World Crisis, Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent his political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. Many consider the British edition aesthetically superior to the U.S., with its larger volumes and shoulder notes summarizing the subject of each page. Unfortunately, the smooth navy cloth of the British first editions proved quite susceptible to wear, the contents prone to spotting and toning. The dust jackets are elusive; when this set was originally published between 1923 and 1931, booksellers often discarded the dust jackets when offering the books for sale. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(IV).b, Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105.

Seller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

Winston S. Churchill. The World Crisis: The Aftermath. Thornton Butterworth Limited, London, 1929.

Price: US$600.00 + shipping

Description: This is a jacketed British first edition, first printing of the fifth and penultimate volume of Churchill's monumental history of the First World War. A quarter of a century before the Second World War endowed him with lasting fame, Winston Churchill played a uniquely critical, controversial, and varied role in the "War to end all wars". This volume deals with the postwar years 1918 to 1928. Though the U.S. first edition of The World Crisis preceded the British, many consider the British edition aesthetically superior, with its larger volumes and shoulder notes summarizing the subject of each page. Unfortunately, the original dust jackets are scarce and the smooth navy cloth of the British first editions proved quite susceptible to wear, the contents prone to spotting and toning. Moreover, the cloth binding of this fifth volume proved particularly susceptible to blistering. Condition of this first edition, first printing is near fine in a very good plus dust jacket. The blue cloth binding is immaculately bright, square, and tight, with sharp corners, vivid spine gilt, and only a trivial hint of wear to extremities. Blistering is nominal for the edition, with just a hint along the upper rear hinge. The contents remain bright and crisp; the book feels unread. We find no previous ownership marks. Differential toning to the endpapers corresponding to the dust jacket flaps confirms that this copy has spent life jacketed. Light spotting appears entirely confined to the page edges. The dust jacket is nearly complete, with a quite shallow strip loss at the spine head extending onto the upper front panel and fractional loss at the corners and a few points along the front flap fold. The spine is modestly toned and scuffed, the panels comparatively clean with modest toning to the edges. The dust jacket is now protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. Published between 1923 and 1931, The World Crisis spans the 1911-1918 war years, with two supplemental volumes covering the postwar years 1918-1928 (The Aftermath) and the Eastern theatre (The Eastern Front). Of The World Crisis, Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. Churchill served as First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, but after the failure in the Dardanelles, he was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent his political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before the war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, foreshadowing the political isolation and restoration he would experience nearly two decades later leading up to the Second World War. Despite Churchill's political recovery, the stigma of the Dardanelles would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six-volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(IV).b, Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105.

Seller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

Winston S. Churchill. The World Crisis: The Aftermath. Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., London, 1929.

Price: US$750.00 + shipping

Description: This is a superior jacketed British first edition, first printing, of the fifth book in Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War, which he titled "The World Crisis". This volume deals with the postwar years 1918 to 1928. Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. This first edition, first printing is an excellent example, near fine in a jacket approaching near fine. The blue cloth binding is square, clean, bright, and tight with sharp corners and vivid spine gilt. We note only slight blistering of the covers beside the hinges, which is endemic to the edition. The contents are beautifully crisp and bright. The book feels unread. We find no previous ownership marks. Spotting is nearly absent, with just a handful of barely noticeable spots confined to the otherwise clean fore edge. Differential toning to the endpapers corresponding to the dust jacket flaps confirms that this copy has spent life jacketed. The dust jacket is complete apart from fractional chipping to the spine ends, and notably clean, with modest, uniform spine toning. There are short closed tears and wrinkling to the top .5 inch of the spine head. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(IV).b, Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105.

Seller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

Churchill, Winston S.. The World Crisis : The World Crisis 1911-1918 [2 volumes]. The Aftermath. The Eastern Front. In four volumes. Odhams Press Limited [and] Thornton Butterworth Limited 1929 / 1931 /1939, London, 1929.

Price: US$1638.76 + shipping

Condition: Fine

Description: In 4 volumes. The first two volumes are an Odhams Press reprint edition of 1939. 'The Aftermath' is a second impression (same month as the first). 'The Eastern Front' is a first edition. Uniformly bound in full brown morocco. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels and gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Ribbon markers. Maps, some folding. Illustrations. Foxing, mostly to prelims, of 'The Eastern Front.' Other volumes very clean. No ownership marks. A handsome set in Fine condition. 8vo.

Seller: Stephen Foster - ABA, ILAB, & PBFA, London, United Kingdom

CHURCHILL, Winston S.. The World Crisis: 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918; The Aftermath; The Unknown War: The Eastern Front.. London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1929-37, 1929.

Price: US$19665.10 + shipping

Description: 5 works in 6 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spines gilt and front covers blind. Provenance: from the Wybrow collection. 1916-1918, pt. I with some light marks to covers, pt II with some bubbling to cloth, Unknown War with faded spine, gilt rubbed. An excellent set overall. Illustrated throughout with maps and charts (many folding). A nicely inscribed set, with each volume inscribed by Churchill on the same date on the front free endpaper. The first two volumes read: "Inscribed for Charles Hughes by Winston S. Churchill. April 1938"; the remaining volumes read "Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill. April 1938", with the exception of Part I of 1916-1918, where Churchill started to write "Inscribed for", then crossed out "for" and wrote "by". With the ownership signature of Hughes to parts I and II of 1916-1918 above Churchill's inscription. The set consists of mixed printings, except for The Unknown War, which is the Thornton Butterworth Keystone Library edition of 1937.

Seller: Peter Harrington. ABA member, London, United Kingdom