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Título: The World Crisis, full set of six firsts
Editorial: Thornton Butterworth, London, 1923-1931
Edición: 1st Edition
The original work appeared from 1923-27 as 3 volumes published in 4 by Thornton Butterworth: Vol I: 1911-1914; Vol II: 1915; Vols III, IV: 1916-1918 in two parts. Subsequently in 1929, a further volume (4 or 5) appeared as The Aftermath. Then still later in 1931 a final supplementary volume was published The Eastern Front ( or The Unknown War) .An impressive set, uniformly bound in smooth navy blue cloth, gilt title on spine and blind stamped titles on front cover. Numerous maps and plans, some folding and coloured. The only illustrations are 8 photos of key personalities in the final volume. Large attractive books, 6 x 9 inches, this first English edition is much preferred over the American. An average set of all firsts in mixed condition. Vol I has long scratch on front cover, ex-Boots, edges off white and scattered spots; Vol 2has superb well rounded spine, edges free of spots, tight binding; Vol 3-4 are ex-Boots, edges spotted; Vol 5 has vertical crease in spine, a few edge spots; Vol 6 is ex-public library with label on front pastedown and a few small oval stamps, binding loose, split vat rear folding map. (A31ab). N° de ref. de la librería 35397
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