Hardcover, black boards lettered in silver on spine, in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 554 pages. Extensive Bibliography and Index. First American edition, first printing with full number line. A history Britain’s early development of the bomb and Churchill’s reluctance to pursue and fund the project, resulting in America being the first to successfully harness the power of the atom. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, like new. Fine in a fine dust-jacket.