Memoirs of the Second World War. Winston S. Churchill.

Memoirs of the Second World War. An Abridgement of the Six Volumes of the Second World War with an Epilogue by the Author On the Postwar Years Written for this Volume

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Reprint Edition. Octavo, publisher's black cloth over black paper, spine gilt, original pictorially illustrated dust jacket.

One-volume edition of Churchill's classic memoir, originally published in 1959. The memoir reduced to about a quarter of the length Churchill's monumental six-volume history of the Second World War (originally published from 1948-54), but retains "the drama, graphic descriptions, eyewitness details, and magisterial prose of the original volumes." With maps and an extensive index. Near fine in unclipped dust jacket. Item #2217


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