New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. 23.5 x 16 cm. Octavo. 607 pages. Grey cloth in dust jacket. First edition with no additional printings noted. Fading to the spine of the dust jacket as well as some chipping and edgewear. One corner of the boards in buimped. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Item #54117
From the dust jacket flap: "Here are narrated the secret moves that led to World War II. Here it is shown that in 1941 the Japanese were ready to accept American demands if only their "face" could be saved. Here is the story of the Chinese intrigues that influenced Secretary Hull to abandon the last attempt to keep the peace."