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THE END OF THE BEGINNING
The Third Volume of Winston Churchill’s War Speeches
First American Edition
Little, Brown & Co. [Boston]
Biblio: (Cohen A183.2.a) (Woods A94a)
8vo (322 pages, with a splendid pictorial dust jacket)
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Red cloth]
Item Number: 127
The End of the Beginning was the third volume of Churchill’s collected World War II speeches (covering 1942). It is a gloomy assemblage until the Battle of Alamein: “I have never promised anything but blood, tears, toil and sweat. Now, however, we have a new experience. We have victory – a remarkable and definite victory.” Churchill’s speeches were collected and published yearly throughout the war in the U.K. and the U.S.
This is a very good copy of the First American edition, in an unclipped dust jacket that is edge-chipped, with fractional loss at head of spine. Contents fine, with very faint hint of foxing to the prelims.