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Speeches 1947 & 1948
First English Edition
Cassell and Co. [London]
Biblio: (Cohen A246.1) (Woods A128a)
8vo (506 pages, 52 speeches)
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Green cloth]
Item Number: 151
The second volume of Winston Churchill’s collected post-war speeches (1947-1948). Churchill shocked some listeners with these speeches by suggesting that the only salvation for war-torn Europe was in rapprochement between France and Germany. The Soviet threat and Berlin airlift are also frequently addressed.
This is a very good copy of the First English edition in an unclipped dust jacket that is lightly edge-chipped, with a faint scratch to lower rear face, else fine. The cloth exhibits the bearest hint of dampstaining. The contents are fine.