London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
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RUSSELL, Bertrand (1872-1970). Which Way to Peace? London: Michael Joseph, 1936. 8°. Original brown cloth (darkened at spine), dust-jacket folded up and laid in. Provenance: Lady Ottoline Morrell (1873-1838), some pencil markings in the text.
PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed 'O. from B. October 1936.' Analysis of the imminence and consequences of a second world war, reaffirming Russell's pacifism and closing with a declaration of the duty of everyone 'To abstain from fighting ...' Some pencil markings in text by Morrell, who has written at the end of the text the date she finished reading, 'Oct 23 1936'.
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