Prelude to Victory

London, Jonathan Cape, 1939, 1st edition, hardcover. This book written at the start of WW2, tells of events in the Spring of 1917. Spears was liaison to the French Army and discusses the problems between the allies at length. Churchill writes a 3 page introduction which takes a counter position on Lloyd George to the author’s. Bound in dark red cloth, gilt on spine, 640 pages, index, photos, maps. Woods B33, Cohen B67. Book is tight, clean, rubbed on spine. Inscribed on free endpaper to "Fred (Lord) Essendon from Louis Spears 3rd Nov. '39" Item #9831

Price: $125.00