First UK edition, first printing. Six volumes. Rare publisher's deluxe bindings of navy blue pebble-grain morocco with titles in gilt to the spine, for presentation by the author. Top edge gilt. Each volume is in excellent near fine condition, the bindings clean and square with light rubbing at the extremities, the contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps.
A beautiful set of Churchill's best-selling history, offered in its rarest and most desirable form. Only 100 copies of this deluxe presentation first edition were issued (compared to 200,000 - 300,000 copies of the regular trade edition). [Woods A123b].
Stock code: 15156