London (1939): Thornton Butterworth Ltd. First Edition. Near Fine / No Dust Jacket. Item #08624
first printing, with "First Published....1939" on copyright page; octavo, original green cloth, spine printed in gilt; 365 pages, folding map ar rear. Internally clean and bright, with neat owner initials and date on FEP: "B-A / 2.7.39 (1st)." Published on June 27, 1939, just two months before the start of World War II, this book is a collection of newspaper articles, which Churchill had written on foreign affairs, many of them warning about Hitler and the Nazis.