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Fragments in the Life of Ambrose Hall

By: Caffyn, Gladys E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Doris E. Smith: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2203464

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #59 of 250 copies. Hand numbered on copyright page. Faint discoloration to top board corner, otherwise an excellent copy. 1956 Hard Cover. 142 pp. 8vo. A biography of Sir Winston S. Churchill's great-grandfather, who lived in Palmyra, New York, published posthumously from the manuscript written by Gladys E. Caffyn. From the introduction by J. Donald Roe: Mrs. Caffyn has written an intensely interesting and accurate history of Ambrose Hall so far as the records of his life are now obtainable. Her entire manuscript is based on historical records taken from various County Clerk's... View more info

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Churchill's Grand Alliance: The Anglo-American Special Relationship 1940-57

By: Charmley, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201919

ISBN: 0151275815

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light crease down front jacket flap, owner blind stamp on front endpaper, ink stamps following text appear to indicate date of acquisition and collection volume # of previous owner. 1995 Hard Cover. xv, 427 pp. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. Black & white photographs. A companion history to the author's controversial book on Winston Churchill, Churchill: The End of Glory, offers a provocative revisionist account of the 'special relationship' between the U.S. and England during and after World War II. Tour. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill, Volumes I & II: Youth, 1874-1900; Young Statesman, 1901-1914 [Books 1 & 2]

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267766

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges foxed, jackets lightly soiled. 1967 Hard Cover. xxxviii, [2], 614, [2]; xxxii, [2], 763, [3] pp. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4. Illustrated with photographs and maps. The first two volumes of what grew to become a massive eight-volume biography of the British Prime Minister. CONTENTS: YOUTH: Acknowledgments; Preface; Short Biographies; Birth; Ireland; Ascot; Brighton; Harrow; Sandhurst; The Fourth Hussars; New York and Cuba; India; Frontier Wars; The River War; Return to India; Boer War; Escape; Ladysmith to London; Oldham and America; Genealogical Tables; Index; YOUNG STATESMAN: Ack... View more info

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The Gathering Storm (The Second World War, Volume 1)

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1948

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294629

Condition: Good


No jacket. Spine bumped, front hinge broken. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 784 pp. Winston Churchill was not only a statesman and leader of historic proportions, he also possessed substantial literary talents. These two factors combine to make The Gathering Storm a unique work. The first volume of Churchill's memoirs, this selection is broken into two parts. The first, From War to War, consists of Churchill's critical observations on the settlement of World War I and its place in the causes of the Second World War. The second volume contains letters and me... View more info

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The Grand Alliance (The Second World War, Volume 3)

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294631

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket rubbed. 1951 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 903 pp. Here is the war on a world scale: the German Drive to the East, threatening the life line of the Empire, the ding-dong struggle in the desert, the Battle of the Atlantic, with the story of the sinking of the Bismarck, and above all, the entrance on the stage of the strange new ally, Russia. View more info

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The Hinge of Fate (The Second World War, Volume 4)

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294632

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, board edges very lightly rubbed. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 1000 pp. From uninterrupted defeat to almost unbroken success: a year when Rommel is gradually thrown back in North Africa, and in the Pacific the tide turns. View more info

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Closing the Ring (The Second World War, Volume 5)

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294633

Condition: Very Good


Light stain along top edge of jacket, jacket lightly rubbed. 1951 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 749 pp. CLOSING THE RING covers the decisive 12 months between June 1943 and June 1944. Command of the seas had returned to Allied hands, the U-boats were mastered and the Luftwaffe beaten. These achievements made possible the 'closing of the ring' which was to extinguish Axis resistance and eventually end the war. The danger was no longer defeat but stalemate. Russian armies were driving the German invaders back into their own country, Italy was freed from the fasci... View more info

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Triumph and Tragedy (The Second World War, Volume 6)

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294634

Condition: Near Fine


Small light stain on front jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed, jacket spine lightly toned. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 800 pp. Concluding Sir Winston Churchill's narrative of the Second World War, TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY spans the period from the D-Day landings of June 1944 to the surrender of all Allied enemies 14 months later. In this period, Nazi Germany was crushed, partitioned and occupied; Soviet Russia established herself in the heart of Western Europe and in Japan, the first atomic bombs were cast. Composed from the documents and speeches composed und... View more info

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The Second World War Six Volume Set: Their Finest Hour; The Gathering Storm; The Hinge of Fate; The Grand Alliance; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1948

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294715

Condition: Very Good


Book club editions. Jackets lightly rubbed with a couple small closed tears to spine ends, ink name and address on front endpaper of each volume. 1948 Hard Cover. Complete in six hardcover volumes. 8vo. 8 5/8 x 6. Churchill's six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From Britain's darkest and finest hour to the great alliance and ultimate victory, the Second World War remains the pivotal event in our c... View more info

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The Second World War Six Volume Set: Their Finest Hour; The Gathering Storm; The Hinge of Fate; The Grand Alliance; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1948

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2302841

Condition: Very Good


Book club editions. Jackets lightly rubbed, 1 inch tear to edge of volume 6 jacket. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in six hardcover volumes. 8vo. 8 5/8 x 6. Churchill's six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From Britain's darkest and finest hour to the great alliance and ultimate victory, the Second World War remains the pivotal event in our century. Churchil... View more info

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My Early Life: A Roving Commission (The Keystone Library)

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]; Hastings, Max (Introduction)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd: 1937

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2201921

Condition: Good


2nd printing of The Keystone Library edition, following five printings of the original edition. Hinges just starting, boards rubbed and soiled. 1937 Hard Cover. xxiv, [2], 392 pp. 8 7/8 x 6 1/8. 8vo. Original purple cloth, gilt titles. Maps, black & white illustrations. 16 other Churchill titles listed on half-title page (through India: Speeches). My Early Life: A Roving Commission is a 1930 book by Winston Churchill. It is an autobiography of his life from birth in 1874 up to approximately 1902. A significant portion of the book covers his experiences in the Second Boer War which he earlier d... View more info

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The Reminiscences of Lady Randolph Churchill

By: Cornwallis-West, Mrs. George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299748

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine creased. 1908 Hard Cover. xii, 470 pp. Blue boards. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. Top page ridge gilt. Black-and-white plates throughout. Jennie Spencer-Churchill CI RRC DStJ (née Jerome; 9 January 1854 – 29 June 1921), known as Lady Randolph Churchill, was an American-born British socialite, the wife of Lord Randolph Churchill and the mother of British prime minister Sir Winston Churchill. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill Volume III, 1914-1916: The Challenge of War - in Two Volumes

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2173904

ISBN: 0395131537

Condition: Very Good


Book club editions. Jacket edges rubbed, jacket spines faded. Good. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Two hardcover volumes, paginated continuously. xxxvi, 988 pp. 8vo. Volume 3 of the official biography of Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, and the first written by Martin Gilbert after the passing of Randolph Churchill (who wrote volumes 1 & 2). The biography ultimately included 8 volumes, with numerous supplemental volumes which have yet to be completed. Numerous black & white photographs and maps. View more info

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Churchill Collectors' Handbook

By: International Churchill Society; Browne, Glen (Editor); Marcus, Dave; Symonds, Jack C.; Browne, Ellen B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Churchill Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201934

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor wear along edges. 34 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. A collectors' reference specifically focused on Churchill stamps, printed some time between 1969 (the date of the formation of the International Churchill Society as the Winston S. Churchill Study Unit) and 1974 (the preface mentions new stamp issues expected for this year that will necessitate a revision of the current text). Primarily useful as a complete checklist, including 'forerunners' and regular issues, with catalogue numbers from Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue and Stanley Gibbons Postage Stamp Catalogue, with the countr... View more info

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Roosevelt and Churchill, 1939-1941: The Partnership That Saved the West

By: Lash, Joseph P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201922

ISBN: 0393055949

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge faintly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped, owner blind stamp on front flyleaf & title page, ink stamps following text appear to indicate date of acquisition and collection volume # of previous owner. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 528 pp. 9 3/8 x 6 1/2. Black & white photographs, maps on endpapers. An account of the friendship and diplomacy of FDR and Winston Churchill during World War II. View more info

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Alone, 1932-1940

By: Manchester, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283477

ISBN: 0316545120

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker on rear jacket corner, jacket edges a bit rubbed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 756 pp. 8vo. Alone is the second volume of William Manchester's brilliant three-volume biography of Winston Churchill. In this volume, we witness the war within, before the colossal war to come. During this period, Churchill was tested as few men are: relentlessly pursued by creditors, disowned by his own party, vociferously dismissed by the press as a warmonger, and twice nearly lost his seat in Parliament. Yet despite his personal and political troubl... View more info

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Alone, 1932-1940

By: Manchester, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2291319

ISBN: 0316545120

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Top edge lightly foxed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 756 pp. 8vo. Alone is the second volume of William Manchester's brilliant three-volume biography of Winston Churchill. In this volume, we witness the war within, before the colossal war to come. During this period, Churchill was tested as few men are: relentlessly pursued by creditors, disowned by his own party, vociferously dismissed by the press as a warmonger, and twice nearly lost his seat in Parliament. Yet despite his personal and political troubles, Churchill managed to assem... View more info

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Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat

By: Milton, Giles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Picador: 2018

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2302112

ISBN: 1250119030

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine very faintly creased. 2018 Trade Paperback. x, 356 pp. In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage. The guerrilla campaign that followed was every bit as extraordinary as the six men who directed it. One of them, Cecil Clarke, was a maverick engineer who had spent the 1930s inventing futuristic caravans. Now, his talents were put to more devious use: he built the dirty bomb used to assassinate Hitler's favorite, Reinhard Heydrich. Another, Willi... View more info

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Churchill and Roosevelt at War: The War They Fought and the Peace They Hoped to Make

By: Sainsbury, Keith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201674

ISBN: 0814779913

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1994 Hard Cover. 223 pp. Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, two of this century's most charismatic leaders, and men of vastly different temperament, together shaped Allied strategy throughout World War II. What began as a cordial friendship ended as a bitter association fraught with disagreement. While much has been written about both Churchill and Roosevelt, especially their written correspondence, Keith Sainsbury, in this compelling account, sheds new light on the dramatic implications of this immensely powerful wartime relationship. Allied strategy underwent a s... View more info

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The First Summit: Roosevelt and Churchill at Placentia Bay 1941 (Modern War Studies)

By: Wilson, Theodore A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University Press of Kansas: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2298077

ISBN: 0700604847

Condition: Very Good


1991 revised edition, updated from the 1969 original, with a new preface. Near fine book in good jacket. Jacket rubbed, jacket spine toned. xviii, 318 pp. 8vo. Black-and-white photographs. Four months before Pearl Harbour, Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt met in secret aboard a ship in a secluded Newfoundland harbour. This was the first summit conference of World War II. Although it would soon be overshadowed by the events to come, the 1941 summit at Placentia Bay produced dramatic results. It confirmed the policy of material aid for Britain and sanctioned the Atlantic Charter. It a... View more info