MR. CHURCHILL IN 1940
First American Edition
Houghton Mifflin Company [Boston]
Biblio: (Za239) (R183)
8vo (39 pages)
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Grey cloth]
Item Number: 14357
One of the best essays about Winston Churchill ever written; by the philosopher Isaiah Berlin. The piece first ran in The Atlantic Monthly and The Cornhill Magazine in 1949 as a review of the first volume of Churchill’s war memoirs. It was then published in 1964 as this lovely stand-alone volume. This is a very good copy of the First American trade edition, in a price-clipped dust jacket with a few tiny stains. There is an ink inscription on the front pastedown and some dampstaining to the prelims. The contents are otherwise fine. Laid-in is a newscutting of Berlin’s obituary from the Associated Press.