The French Yellow Book: Diplomatic Documents (1938-1939) -- Papers relative to the events and negotiations which preceded the opening of hostilities between Germany on the one hand, and Poland, Great Britain and France on the other.
The French Yellow Book: Diplomatic Documents (1938-1939) -- Papers relative to the events and negotiations which preceded the opening of hostilities between Germany on the one hand, and Poland, Great Britain and France on the other.

The French Yellow Book: Diplomatic Documents (1938-1939) -- Papers relative to the events and negotiations which preceded the opening of hostilities between Germany on the one hand, and Poland, Great Britain and France on the other.

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, [1940]. Hardcover. 8vo. Yellow cloth with black spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xliv, 419pp. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear, with large chip along top of front panel and several small archivally-closed (on verso) edge tears. Item #42902

A tight, attractive first edition of this hefty gathering of in-depth diplomatic correspondence -- and bearing a fun and appropriate autograph addition: Tipped to the front flyleaf is a Typed Noted Signed from British Ambassador to U.S. Ronald C. Lindsay, 1p, 4½" X 7½", Washington, DC, 2 February 1934. Near fine. Beneath a blind-embossed English crest, the ambassador notes "I have much pleasure in complying with your request for my autograph," signing boldly in black ink. Sir Ronald Lindsay (1877-1945) was a highly-regarded English career diplomat who served as Ambassador to Turkey (1925-26), to Germany (1926-28) and to the United States (1930-39).

Price: $95.00

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