Springfield, Ohio: The Crowell Publishing Company, 1935. 1st Edition. Paperback. The first printing of this article by Churchill is published in this 16 February 1935 issue of Collier's. The article is at pages 14 and 29, with two illustrations. In it, Churchill addresses the defends constitutional and parliamentary democracies against the charge that they are inefficient and outmoded forms of government in comparison to authoritarian systems. This was no casual discussion in the mid-1930s as the world struggled with economic depression and the seemingly orderly progress under dictatorships in Germany, Italy, and Soviet Russia found many admirers in England and America.
Condition is very good. The covers are clean, bright, complete, and firmly attached, marred only trivial wear at the corners and a .5 inch closed tear at the upper front cover. A mailing label is affixed to the lower front corner. The contents are clean and tight with just a few spots confined to the page edges. The binding staples are rust-free and tight.
Reference: Woods C258. Item #001413