London, South Kensington
9 July 2002
CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer (1874-1965). Arms and the Covenant, London: George Harrap & Co., 1938. 8° (223 x 150mm.). Half title, half tone portrait frontispiece. (Some light spotting to preliminaries, half title browned). Original blue cloth gilt. (Lacking dust-jacket, covers a little waterstained). FIRST EDITION. Woods A44(a). PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on front endpaper, "To ?A. M. Wall from Winston S. Churchill. August 1938".
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