Near fine condition.Konecky & Konecky,1995.First US edition.Large format blue hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks,scratches and crease on the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with a small ink mark and nick on the outer edges,two pencil marks impressions and scratch on the edge of the first blank page of the book.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear inside the edges of the Dj cover(small ink mark and slightly yellow on the edges).417pp including List of illustrations,some significant dates in the life of Winston Churchill,list of printed sources,notes on references,index.Heavy book. This is another paragraph Product Description: This superb account of the public and private life of Winston Churchill makes a rare firsthand contribution to the history of an epoch and to the understanding of one of the 20th Century's most influential leaders. Violet Bonham Carter, daughter of Prime Minister H. H. Asquith, was Churchill's close personal friend for nearly sixty years. Her book focuses on the formative and crucial years from 1906 to 1916 that shaped his political style as well as his philosophy. It contains a vast amount of material that has never been previously published.