A History of the English Speaking Peoples Volume One: The Birth of Britain by Winston S. Churchill
1956. Chartwell Edition. 458 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. Contains black and white illustrated plates. Pages are mostly clean overall, with moderate tanning and mild foxing throughout. Cracks to guttering, exposing netting. Pencil inscription to front free endpaper. Plates are bright and clear, with some light tanning and foxing to edges. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is bright and clear. Black marks to all surfaces. Book is bowed and forward leaning.