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Why England Slept by  John F.; Introduction by Henry R. Luce Kennedy - First Edition - 1940 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007448)

Why England Slept

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Why England Slept

by Kennedy, John F.; Introduction by Henry R. Luce

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  • Hardcover
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New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc. , 1940. First Edition, First Printing of John F. Kennedy's first book. Near Fine, slight browning to end pages, topstain a bit lightened at spine end, in a Very Good dust jacket, front flap bottom corner clipped yet still showing Price $ with part of the 2 present ( see scan), light edgewear, rear wrappers soiled. Uncommon in the first edition, first printing. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007448
Title
Why England Slept
Author
Kennedy, John F.; Introduction by Henry R. Luce
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Wilfred Funk, Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1940
Bookseller catalogs
U.S. History; World History; Political Science;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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fine
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