London, Allen Lane (Penguin): 2009
Edition: First U.K. (Amended) Edition.
xix, + 935pp., plus 2 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated sections. Ten b/white maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain black boards bumped on one lower foredge corner. Previous owner's gift inscription to ffep., remainder stripe to textblock head, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased, two tiny closed tears. From the jacket flap: "Carlo D'Este's startlingly fresh biography examines the life of Winston Churchill through the prism of his military service as both a soldier and a warlord: the descendent of ... View More...