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 to 1946 - Cassell and Company, London - First Editions Seven finely bound first edition volumes of the 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.
  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 tall octavo volumes (binding size 22.6x14.4cm), pp. [2] viii 313 [3]; [2] x 349 [3]; [2] xiv 258 [2]; [2] x 278 [2]; [2] xi [1] 327 [3]; [2] xi [1] 239 [3]; [2] v 6-96 [2].
  Elegantly bound in three quarter green morocco over matching cloth, spines with twin red morocco gilt lettered labels, raised bands and 'lions rampant' tooled in gilt, top edges gilt.   Condition: Fine in fine bindings   Ref: 111769   Price: HK$ 24,000