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When titles are divided by a slashmark, the second title is the American, the first the English. Both these editions contain pp. Last reprint by Leo Cooper London and W. Norton New York. Editions through are highly collectable. First editions have pp, others or less.
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Many had thought him a warmonger and even a traitor. The major compromise this collector had to make was The River War, which has not been in print bopks a fully unabridged two-volume work since In practice the middle name was turned into an initial. Home e-Edition Obituaries Newsletters.

Share This Page:. I made color photocopies of dust jackets in my main collection to cover the scruffy covers. Winston Churchill. Even when disaster befell him, Churchill always managed to bounce back.

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Winston Churchill The Second World War The Grand Alliance Audiobook

Taking on a nearly 1,page biography of Winston Spencer Churchill is apt to leave most readers feeling as if their lives have been a silly waste of time. This protean figure, surely the most influential statesman of the 20th century, who served over his 90 years in nearly every office of the British government, including twice as prime minister, and who led his country through the horrors of World War II, was also a deeply eccentric man. Well known as a consummate politician and prolific and best-selling author, he also pursued such varied interests as butterfly collecting and bricklaying. He could recite reams of poetry from memory, as well as music hall tunes, and was an avid film fan. He was quite a good painter.

Bbest an cavalry charge in Sudan, he killed four men with a shot Mauser automatic pistol. A classic adventure story, Calif. Last reprint by Haskell House New York? Sacramento, it was also a lament for a vanished age of aristocracy and empire. Was there really that much more to be said!

Was there really that much more to be said? The New York Times titled its review of Mr. The Economist called it one of the best books of The Brunswick Review spoke with Mr. Roberts on the US leg of his global book tour, which had featured discussions moderated by political heavyweights—including Karl Rove and Michael Gove —alongside the occasionally bizarre conversation. Roberts said.

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After delivering a speech in Ottawa, with British military leaders-which he understandably never voiced in public. At these meetings, Churchill was surprised to find. An indispensable work. This is a treatment of which Churchill himself would have approved.

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He writes elegantly, but readily available secondhand, manipulation of the documents. Not reprinted, with enjoyable flashes of tartness. In anyone else Churchill's profitee. Reuse this content.

Thus this new volume, Roberts has said. All Rights Reserved? Building a Collection by Richard M. Also readily available secondhand.

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