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Why England Slept

by Kennedy, John F

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New York: William Funk Inc. , 1961. Written when John F Kennedy was a senior at Harvard and published in 1940. "A brilliant appraisal of the tragic events of the thirties that led to World War II. This one is ex-library but textblock tight and square. Boards are in good shape except that jacket is taped to them. Jacket is protected in mylar and taped to boards. Typical library stamps and paraphenelia. No chips or tears to jacket. . Reprint. Cloth. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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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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Seller
Timothy Norlen Bookseller US (US)
Seller Inventory #
007736
Title
Why England Slept
Author
Kennedy, John F
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Funk Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1961
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Timothy Norlen Bookseller

I am a internet based bookstore that specializes in Modern First Editions, film sources, Mystery and Detective fiction and Western Americana. I have approximately 10,000 books, primarily first editions with about 1300 of them signed by the author. I try and stock only books that are sound, clean and attractive.

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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Cloth
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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.

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