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Why England Slept by  John F Kennedy - First - 1940 - from Bookbid Rare Books (SKU: 2007003)

Why England Slept

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Why England Slept

by Kennedy, John F

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About This Item

New York: Funk, 1940. First. hardcover. Very good./Very good.. A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, with the $2,00 price still present on the front flap. The author's first book. Laid in is a postcard from the publisher asking for the recipient's impressions of the book. The recipient, K. Urban, writes that the author is a friend of his.

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
Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2007003
Title
Why England Slept
Author
Kennedy, John F
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good.
Jacket condition
Very good.
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Publisher
Funk
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1940

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Bookbid Rare Books is a rare book dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. The family run company has sold modern literary first editions and children's books for over 20 years. Member of ABAA, ILAB.

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