The Holocaust in a 3-Volume Collector's Set, by one of Britain's most distinguished historians, Martin Gilbert. The Folio Society, London 2012. Martin Gilbert "The Holocaust" First Edition Thus.Pp: xxviii 4-289; x 290-596; x 597-895. A three-volume history of The Holocaust by an eminent British historian. All volumes are uniformly bound in purple cloth covered boards with decorative gilt and gilt lettering on the spines. All volumes contain; frontispiece illustrations, additional illustrations and maps throughout the text. Deftly weaving together historical research and survivors' testimonies, The Holcaust is Gilbert's acclaimed and definitive history of the European Jews, fom Hitler's rise to power to Germany's surrender to the liberation of the prisoners of the concentration camps. One of Britain's most distinguished historians, Martin Gilbert was knighted in 1995. A fellow of Merton College, Oxford, he is also the official biographer of Winston Churchill. Among his books are The Holocaust, The Second World War, Churchill: A Life, Auschwitz and the Allies, The First World War, and Never Again. Wikipedia - Sir Martin John Gilbert CBE FRSL (25 October 1936 - 3 February 2015) was a British historian and honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He was the author of eighty-eight books, including works on Winston Churchill, the 20th century, and Jewish history including the Holocaust. He was a member of the Chilcot Inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq War.
A fascinating work that overwhelms us with its truth. This book must be read and reread. Indispensable for the material it contains, for the soundness of its scholarship, and for Gilbert's ability to narrate and present this history in a style that bears the weight of the subject matter. Founded in London in 1947, The Folio Society publishes carefully crafted editions of the world's finest literature.We believe that great books deserve to be presented in a form worthy of their contents. For over 70 years we have celebrated the unique joy to be derived from owning, holding and reading a beautiful printed edition. Beautifully crafted, imaginative editions of the world's great works of fiction and non-fiction, Folio Society books offer a rich literary experience to readers of all ages. The books we select for publication are timeless - we know they will be enjoyed and appreciated now and in the future.
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