Very Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #000919
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1934. Stated First Edition. Signed by the author on front free endpaper with inscription "Philip S[?], One "loyal fellow" to another. Quincy Howe."
Octavo; 393 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrations, maps, and editorial cartoons throughout. No dust jacket. Boards edgeworn and rubbed at corners and spine ends, with scuffing and some smudges to cloth. Boards open shakily but are secure. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Howe was editor of the foreign affairs journal The Living Age and director of the ACLU. In 1935 he became a chief editor at Simon & Schuster, and began working in radio news broadcasting a few years later. He joined CBS in 1942, and became well known for his broadcasts covering the Second World War.