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Churchill, Winston S.
Arms And The Covenant; Speeches by The Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill
London: George G. Harrap & Co., LTD, 1938. First Edition. Leather bound. Fine. Octavo, 466pp. Green morocco, raised bands on spine with decorative gilt, title in gilt over red morocco on spine, coat of arms in gilt on front panel. All edges gilt. First published 1938 statement on copyright page. Marbled end papers. In matching green cloth slipcase, coat of arms in gilt on panel. A beautifully rebound copy of this important first edition. (Woods A44a). First published in 1938, Arms and The Covenant is a collection of articles by future Prime Minister Winston Churchill detailing the United Kingdom's lack of military preparedness against the rising threat from Nazi Germany. It would later be reprinted in the United States as While England Slept: A Survey of World Affairs, 1932-1938. It would inspire the first book by President John F. Kennedy, titled Why England Slept.
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