Baynard Press. London. 1940.
FIRST EDITION. Printed stapled wraps. 16pp. A very good copy, with a neat ink stamp; Council of the County of Aberdeen, Education Committee - to the top of the front cover and a few small light marks to the wraps, otherwise this is a nice clean copy throughout. Corners a little bumped and small splits to the very top and bottom of the hinge. There is a small typed slip loosely inserted, stating; One copy for each school by the courtesy of the Scottish Education Department. Overall a very good copy of this fragile pamphlet. Housed in a felt lined clamshell box with black morocco spine, raised bands, decorated with Rampant Lion device in compartments, ruled and lettered in gilt. Black cloth on boards. ----- Printing and the mind of man. No.424 -----The Lion`s Voice. "If the Gettysburg Address is one of the most moving statements of democracy confronted by tragedy, Churchill`s historic exhortations are its equal in their ringing assertion of democracy confronting the seemingly irresistible forces of tyranny". First edition of Churchill`s famous rousing speech, commenting on the first months of the war and giving thanks to British Airmen. "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"