The Way of Peace, Essays and Addresses
1928, writings by Viscount Cecil including the League of Nations
First edition, first printing. Hardback bound in the original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. 23 × 14.5cm, 256pp.
This copy has been signed to Scottish author, philosopher and Liberal politician, George Freeland (G.F.) Barbour from his mother C R Barbour (Charlotte Rachel), the inscription is dated 1929.
A series of essays on international affairs from one of the architects of the League of Nations. The essays were written between 1918 and 1928 and had previously appeared in periodicals. This is quite a scarce first edition.
Generally good condition. There is some rubbing to the joints and edges, and light foxing throughout. The inner binding is secure and the book is in solid, readable condition.