A Connoisseur's Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill

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This connoisseur's guide to Winston Churchill's books is not a bibliography - it is a compact book which students, scholars, collectors and dealers can refer to when hunting for, or reading, Winston Churchill's books. Written by an expert on Churchill's books, its purpose is to inform people exactly what they are holding in their hands and, of course, how to tell a first edition from a reprint. There is a description of the nature of each book, an appraisal of Churchill's arguments and the way he makes them; ...
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Overview

This connoisseur's guide to Winston Churchill's books is not a bibliography - it is a compact book which students, scholars, collectors and dealers can refer to when hunting for, or reading, Winston Churchill's books. Written by an expert on Churchill's books, its purpose is to inform people exactly what they are holding in their hands and, of course, how to tell a first edition from a reprint. There is a description of the nature of each book, an appraisal of Churchill's arguments and the way he makes them; excerpts from reviews both contemporary and modern; aesthetic judgements as to the merit of acquiring each edition discussed from jacketed first editions to paperbacks; and notes on the values of various editions.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781857532463
  • Publisher: Brassey's UK, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/1998
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.51 (h) x 1.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction 1
2 The Story of the Malakand Field Force, 1897 11
3 The River War 27
4 Savrola 38
5 London to Ladysmith via Pretoria 51
6 Ian Hamilton's March 58
7 The Boer War 63
8 Mr. Brodrick's Army 65
9 Lord Randolph Churchill 68
10 For Free Trade 77
11 My African Journey 80
12 Liberalism and the Social Problem 90
13 The People's Rights 96
14 The World Crisis 101
15 My Early Life / A Roving Commission 129
16 India 148
17 Thoughts and Adventures / Amid these Storms 154
18 Marlborough: His Life and Times 164
19 Great Contemporaries 176
20 Arms and the Covenant 190
21 Step by Step 1936-1939 196
22 Into Battle / Blood, Sweat and Tears 202
23 The Unrelenting Struggle 212
24 The End of the Beginning 217
25 Onwards to Victory 222
26 The Dawn of Liberation 227
27 Victory 232
28 Foreign Translations of War Speech Volumes 237
29 War Speeches 1940-1945 241
30 War Speech Volumes Published as Books 243
31 Secret Session Speeches 247
32 The Second World War 254
33 The Sinews of Peace 283
34 Painting as a Pastime 287
35 Europe Unite 294
36 Taler I Danmark 298
37 In the Balance 300
38 The War Speeches (Definitive Edition) 303
39 Stemming the Tide 308
40 A History of the English-Speaking Peoples 312
41 The Unwritten Alliance 337
42 Frontiers and Wars 340
43 Young Winston's Wars 343
44 If I Lived My Life Again 347
45 Winston S. Churchill / The Complete Speeches 1897-1963 349
46 The Collected Essays of Sir Winston Churchill 353
47 The Dream 356
48 The Chartwell Bulletins 1935 360
App. 1 The Collected Editions 362
App. 2 The Churchill Center 371
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