Why England Slept.
London. Hutchinson & Co., . First U.K. edition.
8vo. xxiii, , 37-256, 40pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and marked, chipping and creasing to price-clipped dustwrapper, some loss to head and foot. Endpapers browned.
The first British edition of 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy’s (1917-63) senior thesis, in which he examines the weaknesses of the British government’s foreign policy in the years preceding the Second World War. The title is an allusion to Winston Churchill's work, While England Slept (London, 1938).£ 325.00 Antiquates Ref: 23566