War Speeches - Including: Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, and Secret Session Speeches - Sir Winston Spencer Churchill 1941-1946 - Cassell and Company, London - First Editions A bright set complete with scarce dust jackets. Seven first edition volumes of monumental orations from Britain's war leader, compiled by Randolph S. Churchill and Charles Eade. Illustrated with half tone plates mostly from photographs.

Into Battle' contains the most memorable Churchill speeches of the war, from 'Blood Toil Tears and Sweat' to his heroic homecoming at Harrow School; 'Unrelenting Struggle' covers the period from Nov.'40 through Pearl Harbour and the 'some chicken, some neck' speech in Ottawa, Dec.'41; 'End of the Beginning' chronicles the turning point of the war, following victories at Alamein and Stalingrad and the North Africa landings; 'Onwards' features speeches delivered prior to the invasion of Europe on 6 June '44; 'Liberation' continues the 'hopeful' nature of the 1944 speeches, whilst 'Victory' provides us with the final, triumphant war speeches. Six 'secret' speeches concludes the series.
  Printed using poor quality wartime ‘economy standard’ paper, and delicate dust jackets, all of which are usually prone to damage and foxing.

References: Woods,
Bibliography of the Works of Sir Winston Churchill. Langworth, A Connoisseur’s Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill 204, 213, 218, 223, 228, 234, 250.. Cohen, Bibliography of the Writings of Sir Winston Churchill A142.1.b, A172.1.b, A183.1.a, A194.1.a, A214.1.a, A223.1.a, A227.2.a
Seven volumes. pp. [2] viii 313 [1]; x 349 [1]; xiv 258; x 278; xi [1] 327 [1]; xi [1] 239 [1]; v 6-96. In publisher’s blue cloth, spines titled in gilt.
  Condition: Volumes I to III very good to near fine, light soiling and one or two spots to edges (volume III with discrete owners name to front free endpaper), volumes IV to VII fine, in very good to near fine dust jackets, some moderate soiling to white rear panels, volumes II and III with rubbing, edgewear, and short closed tears, volume I price-clipped.   Ref: 107308   Price: HK$ 11,000