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Why England Slept by  John F KENNEDY - First Edition - 1940 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 424437)

Why England Slept

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Why England Slept

by KENNEDY, John F

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About This Item

New York: Wilfred Funk, 1940. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper sunning at the spine and touch of wear at the corners. Future president's first book.

Synopsis

Why England Slept is the published version of a thesis written by John F. Kennedy while in his senior year at Harvard College. Its title was an allusion to Winston Churchill's 1938 book While England Slept, which also examined the buildup of German power.

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Bookseller
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
424437
Title
Why England Slept
Author
KENNEDY, John F
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Wilfred Funk
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1940
Keywords
Presidential, FirstBook, Military-WWII

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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