-American Paperback Reprint-
American Reprint Edition
The University of Chicago Press [New York]
Biblio: (Cohen A105.13) (Woods A43)
8vo (387 pages,illustrated with balck & white plates)
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Pictorial wraps]
Item Number: 209447
Great Contemporaries comprises twenty-one penetrating profiles of political and literary luminaries. An utter delight to read, beautifully written and brutally opinionated (Hitler comes off just a bit better than George Bernard Shaw), the ensuing “Revised” edition (and most future reprints) added four new profiles: Lord Fisher, Charles Stewart Parnell, Lord Baden-Powell and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
A virtually mint paperback copy of this very handsome reprint edition, now long out-of-print, that was photographically reproduced from the First “Revised” English edition and reissued to celebrate Winston Churchill’s one hundredth birthday in 1974.