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-First English Edition in Dust Jacket-


First English Edition

By: Winston S. Churchill

Thornton Butterworth Ltd. [London]

Biblio: (Cohen A111.1.a) (Woods A45a)

8vo (365 pages, 2 maps, one folding, at rear)

Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Green cloth]

Item Number: 205447

Collector's Guide

Step by Step is a chilling anthology of Churchill’s prescient newspaper pieces¬†about the rising Nazi threat, written for the Evening Standard and Daily Telegraph,¬†commencing in 1936 with Hitler’s reoccupation of the Rhineland, through the final months before the declaration of war in 1939.


This is a very good copy of the First English Edition, in the rare dust jacket, which is unprice-clipped and only slightly darkened with age, with light edge-wear and a few closed short tears, front and rear. The cloth is clean and fresh, the gilt lettering is bright, the binding is crisp and tight. The corners are very slightly turned but still sharp. The contents are fine and unfoxed, with a vintage bookplate on the front pastedown. A very handsome copy.