The Collected Essays.
The Centenary Edition.London: Library of Imperial History, 1976 Stock Code: 129555
Churchill as essayistFirst editions, first impressions, one of 3,000 sets, originally issued only to owners of the Centenary edition of the Collected Works, and available in either full vellum or the present binding. Contents include Churchill's periodical contributions as well as his prefaces and introductions to works by other authors.
4 volumes, octavo. Original blue quarter rexine, gilt-lettered spines, gilt arms of Churchill to front covers of vols. II-IV, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue silk page-markers.
Spines a little rolled, light creasing to pages of vol. I, else a very good set.
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