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

By: CHURCHILL, Sir Winston S.

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First U. S. Edition. Volume 5 only of Sir Winston Churchill's definitive history of World War II, which spans six volumes when complete. "Closing the Ring" is focused on the ever-tightening Allied encroachment on the Nazis and Hitler's Germany as well as the war in the Pacific Theatre. Dotted throughout with maps and diagrams. --- In salmon red full cloth with WSC facsimile signature in gilt on black cover block; spine titling in gilt and with orange topstain. Jacket features black & white photographic portrait of Churchill on back. Unlike many of these volumes, this is not the book club edition, but rather a first edition with unclipped jacket flap price. --- With bold, full-page gift inscription on front endpaper, some wear to cover edges; otherwise a firm, clean copy. Poor only jacket with very large open tear to front cover, other tears and chipping, and with sunned spine. Jacket protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 749 pages

Title: Closing the Ring (The Second World War series, Volume 5 only)

Author Name: CHURCHILL, Sir Winston S.

Categories: >>Winston Churchill, >>World War II, >>History,

Edition: First US Edition

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket

Stock No.: 80951