Washington, D.C. 1917. First edition. Hardcover. 15.5 x 11 cm. 16mo. 220 pages. Portrait frontispiece of Lindbergh and his son as well as a portrait of Lindbergh's wife and daughter later in the book. Grey cloth with gilt lettering. Complete with pages 173-178 intact. These pages were excised in most copies on account of their criticism of the Catholic Church. Small red stain to front cover of the boards. A nice copy of this rare work. Very Good. Item #55705
Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr., Republican congressman from Minnesota and father the famous aviator, was among the leaders of the opposition of U.S. involvement in thhe First World War. This work outlines the reasoning behind his opposition and his belief that high finance was cause for America's involvement. President Wilson was supposedly so angered by these writings that, according to political writer Eustace Mullins, plates of this book were confiscated and destroyed by Government agents.