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The Official Biography

The Official Biography is the ultimate source work about Sir Winston Churchill and the longest biography ever published (the actual Guinness record holder). Begun by Churchill's son Randolph (who authored Volumes I and II), the 8-volume set was completed (Volumes III-VIII) by Sir Martin Gilbert, whose great achievement it remains. The 8 Main text volumes are supplemented by 18 Companion volumes (to date) that reproduce in their entirety most of the letters and documents referred to in the Main volumes. These Main volumes consist of Volume I: Youth (1874-1900), Volume II: Young Statesman (1901-1914), Volume III: The Challenge Of War (1914-1916), Volume IV: The Stricken World (1917-1922), Volume V: The Prophet Of Truth (1922-1939), Volume VI: Finest Hour (1939-1941), Volume VII: Road To Victory (1941-1945) and Volume VIII: Never Despair (1945-1965). The Companion volumes are comprised of: Volume I (2 parts); Volume II (3 parts); Volume III (2 parts); Volume IV (3 parts); Volume V (3 parts); and Volume VI (5 parts, with more still to come. The last two are the work of Hillsdale College Press, and are numbered somewhat differently). A total of five further Companion volumes are still planned. Sir Martin Gilbert passed away in 2015.











[SIGNED by Randolph Churchill, Clementine Churchill and Sir Martin Gilbert] The Official Biography: SIGNED FIRST ENGLISH EDITION Set (1966-2000)
[SIGNED by Randolph Churchill, Clementine Churchill and Sir Martin Gilbert]

By: Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert
Edition: First English Edition Set [Volume VI & VII Companion volumes all First American editions]
Biblio: (ZA302a-h/R230a-h)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jackets)
Item Number: 201187
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[SIGNED by Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert] The Official Biography: SIGNED FIRST AMERICAN EDITION Set (1966-2000)
[SIGNED by Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert]

By: Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert
Edition: First American Edition Set [COMPLETE: MAIN and COMPANION Volumes]
Biblio: (Za302a-h)(R230a-h)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 14187
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[MAIN and COMPANION Volumes COMPLETE] The Official Biography: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION Set (1966-2018)
[MAIN and COMPANION Volumes COMPLETE]

By: Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert
Edition: First English Edition Set [Volume VI COMPANION Volume Part 2 is a First American edition.]
Biblio: (Za301a-h) (R230a-h)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jackets)
Item Number: 201678
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[MAIN VOLUMES (I-VIII COMPLETE)] The Official Biography: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION Set (1966-1988)
[MAIN VOLUMES (I-VIII COMPLETE)]

By: Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert
Edition: First English Edition Set
Biblio: (Za301a-h) (R230a-h)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jackets)
Item Number: 11080
$1,250.00
Complete Set: MAIN Volumes I-VIII THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY [New Reprint Edition] (2006-2013)
Complete Set: MAIN Volumes I-VIII

By: Randolph S. Churchill and Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za301c) (R230c)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jackets)
Item Number: 201334
$360.00
"Youth" 1874-1900  [New Reprint Edition] OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: VOLUME I (2006)
"Youth" 1874-1900 [New Reprint Edition]

By: Randolph Churchill (With an Introduction by Sir Martin Gilbert)
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za301a) (R230a)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13549
$45.00
"Youth" 1874-1896 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 1 (2006)
"Youth" 1874-1896

By: Randolph Churchill
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302a1) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13551
$35.00
"Young Soldier" 1896-1901 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 2 (2006)
"Young Soldier" 1896-1901

By: Randolph Churchill
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302a2) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13552
$35.00
"Early Years in Politics" 1901-1907 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 3 (2007)
"Early Years in Politics" 1901-1907

By: Randolph Churchill
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302b1) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13553
$35.00
"Minister of the Crown" 1907-1911 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 4 (2007)
"Minister of the Crown" 1907-1911

By: Randolph Churchill
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302b2) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13554
$35.00
"At the Admiralty" 1911-1914 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 5 (2007)
"At the Admiralty" 1911-1914

By: Randolph Churchill
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302b3) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13555
$35.00
"The Challenge of War" 1914-1916  [New Reprint Edition] OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: VOLUME III (2008)
"The Challenge of War" 1914-1916 [New Reprint Edition]

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za301c) (R230c)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13543
$45.00
"At the Admiralty" July 1914-April 1915 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 6 (2008)
"At the Admiralty" July 1914-April 1915

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302c1) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13703
$35.00
"The Escaped Goat" May 1915-December 1916 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 7 (2008)
"The Escaped Goat" May 1915-December 1916

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302c2) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 13704
$35.00
"World in Torment" 1916-1922  [New Reprint Edition] OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: VOLUME IV (2008)
"World in Torment" 1916-1922 [New Reprint Edition]

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za301d) (R230d)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 14665
$45.00
"War and Aftermath" December 1916- June 1919 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 8 (2008)
"War and Aftermath" December 1916- June 1919

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302d1) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 14664
$35.00
"Disruption and Chaos" July 1919- March 1921 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 9 (2008)
"Disruption and Chaos" July 1919- March 1921

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302d2) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 14666
$35.00
"Concilliation and Reconstruction" April 1921- November 1922 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 10 (2008)
"Concilliation and Reconstruction" April 1921- November 1922

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302d3) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 14667
$35.00
"The Prophet of Truth 1922-1939 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: VOLUME V [New Reprint Edition] (2009)
"The Prophet of Truth 1922-1939

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za301e) (R230e)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 15151
$45.00
"The Exchequer Years" 1922-1929 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 11 (2009)
"The Exchequer Years" 1922-1929

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302e1) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 15153
$35.00
"The Wilderness Years" 1929-1935 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 12 (2009)
"The Wilderness Years" 1929-1935

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302e2) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 15154
$35.00
"The Coming of War" 1936-1939 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 13 (2009)
"The Coming of War" 1936-1939

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302e3) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 15155
$35.00
"Finest Hour" 1939-1941 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: VOLUME VI [New Reprint Edition] (2011)
"Finest Hour" 1939-1941

By: Sir Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (ZA301f) (R230f)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 17868
$45.00
"At the Admiralty" September 1939-May 1940 THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 14 (2011)
"At the Admiralty" September 1939-May 1940

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302f1) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 17869
$35.00
"Never Surrender" May 1940-December 1940 THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 15 (2011)
"Never Surrender" May 1940-December 1940

By: Martin Gilbert
Biblio: (Za302f2) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 17870
$35.00
"The Ever-Widening War 1941" OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 16 (2011)
"The Ever-Widening War 1941"

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: American Reprint Edition
Biblio: (Za302f3) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 17871
$35.00
"Testing Times" 1942 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 17 (2014)
"Testing Times" 1942

By: Martin Gilbert
Edition: First American Edition
Biblio: (Za302g1) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 202317
$60.00
"One Continent Redeemed" January-August 1943 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 18 (2015)
"One Continent Redeemed" January-August 1943

By: Martin Gilbert and Larry P. Arnn
Edition: First American Edition
Biblio: (Za302g2) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 204386
$60.00
"Fateful Questions" September 1943 to April 1944 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 19 (2017)
"Fateful Questions" September 1943 to April 1944

By: Martin Gilbert and Larry P. Arnn
Edition: First American Edition
Biblio: (Za302g3) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 205973
$60.00
"The Shadows of Victory" January-July 1945 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 21 [Just Published] (2018)
"The Shadows of Victory" January-July 1945

By: Martin Gilbert and Larry P. Arnn
Edition: First American Edition
Biblio: (Za302g4) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 207851
$60.00
"Normandy and Beyond" May-December 1944 OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: THE CHURCHILL DOCUMENTS Volume 20 (2018)
"Normandy and Beyond" May-December 1944

By: Martin Gilbert and Larry P. Arnn
Edition: First American Edition
Biblio: (Za302g4) (R230b)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket)
Item Number: 207406
$60.00

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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