ARMS AND THE COVENANT

-First English Edition without Dust Jacket-

1938

First English Edition

By: Winston S. Churchill

George G. Harrap & Co. [London]

Biblio: (Cohen A107.1) (Woods A44a)

8vo (466 pages)

Hardcover (without Dust Jacket) [Dark blue cloth]

Item Number: 203944

$300.00

Collector's Guide

Arms and the Covenant¬†captures¬†Churchill’s initial alarms against Hitler and the Nazis in forty-one prophetic pre-war speeches delivered from 1928-1938, edited by his son Randolph. Published in the U.S. under the title While England Slept, the book, according to FDR, sat on his White House nightstand in 1938.

Description

This is a very good copy of the First English edition, without dust jacket. The cloth has faded unevenly and somewhat blotchilly. The contents are fine, with foxing to the prelims only.