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CHURCHILL, Winston S.. The world crisis 1911-1914.

London. Thornton Butterworth Limited, [1923]. First edition.
8vo. [4], 536pp. With six maps, a further two illustrated plates, and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed. Pencilled gift inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Vereker Hamilton / from I. B. M. H. Feb. 1923'.
The first edition of the first volume of Churchill's monumental, superlative, account of the prelude to the First World War.

Vereker Monteith Hamilton (1856-1931), Scottish artist of military and historical works, brother of British Army officer and Boer War veteran Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton (1853-1947), subject of Winston Churchill's Ian Hamilton's March (1900).
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 25960