THE EVE OF ACTION: “Greatest Allied Operation” in the Spring

A Verbatim Report of Mr. Churchill’s Speech Delivered on 22nd Feb. 1944, to the British House of Commons


First Edition/Only Printing

By: Winston S. Churchill

[No Publisher Indicated] The Belfast Telegraph [Belfast]

Biblio: (Cohen A191.2) (Woods A98)

7 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches (20 pages)

Softcovers in slipcase [Printed Red Card wraps]

Item Number: 204321



This is no time for sorrow or rejoicing. It is a time for preparation, effort and resolve.”

A true rarity, in scarlet red card wraps. The publisher, though not indicated, was The Belfast Telegraph. The pamphlet is virtually mint and strikingly preserved in an elaborately folded, custom-built burgundy cloth solander with a gilt-lettered quarter-leather spine label.