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  • Churchill, Winston S.

    Published by London Ministry of Information 1941 (1941)

    First Edition

    Quantity: 1

    From: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC (Calgary, AB, Canada)

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    About this Item: Condition: very good. 1st edition, 1st state. 2pp. Single sheet printed on both sides. Creased from old folds. Slight soiling. Otherwise a well preserved copy. very good Woods A69: "There is also a later version of this leaflet, overprinted in red in the top left-hand corner, with a message regarding the evacuation of invaded areas." This copy has no red overprinting and is therefor the first state. The document is Churchill's message to the people of England regarding what to do in case of invasion. His personal message is followed by 14 notes which Churchill says "should be carefully studied.". The subtitles for each section, some of which contain multiple notes, are: "Stand Firm," "Carry on," "Advice and Orders," "Instructions," "Food," "News," "Motor-Cars," and "The Enemy.". Seller Inventory # 127718

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  • Beating the Invader [framed with 4 other: Winston Churchill and

    Winston Churchill and Ministry of Information

    Published by Ministry of Information and Ministry of Home Security (1941)


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    From: East Kent Academic (Bridge, Canterbury, KENT, United Kingdom)

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    About this Item: Soft cover. Condition: Good. Beating the Invader is a rare two-sided leaflet. Good condition with trivial tanning at edge. 11 x 8.25 inches. Few copies still exist. Crease in middle, showing thinnest of splits of 1 cm. each side. Otherwise very clean. Not an over-printed reissue. Churchill's rallying cry to resist the invader even after the Blitz crisis of 1940. Instructions about emergency communications, exhortations on use of cars, food supplies etc. Mounted on plastic perspex frame with four other two-sided single-page leaflets in generally good condition: (1) "If the Invader Comes" (June 1940; 2.5 cm. ink line NW to SE at bottom of front page); (2) "Stay Where You Are" (Ministry of In formation, n.d.), (3) "The Duties of Civilians Under Invasion Conditions" (Horsham Urban District Council, September 3, 1941), and (4) "After the Raid" (Ministry of Home Security Provincial edition, December 1940). Plastic perspex see-through frame is about 22 x 25 inches square. Obviously, given its size, postage charges and mode of delivery tbc. Weight with frame about 2.5 kilo. Seller Inventory # 439

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