Princess Mary's Gift Book
Hodder & Stoughton, London etc. 1914, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Shannon, JJ; Flint, Russell; Kelly, R Talbot; Detmold, E J; Rackham, Arthur; Dulac, Edmund; Wilkinson, Norman; Shepperson, Claude A; Haslain, Eugene; Gray, E M; Smith, Carlton A. 140 pages (complete). An early wartime fundraising title in the name of King George V's only daughter, the Princess Mary (later Princess Royal), in aid of The Queen's 'Work for Women' Fund and The National Relief Fund. A much owned, aging copy. The boards are much faded, worn, marked. They are steady and sure. They even retain a whisper of their original charm. Within, the colour illustrations are vivid, genteel. The plate at page 108 is missing. The pages are foxed throughout from age and storage. There is some user wear. The pages are comfortable, competent, certain, convivial. Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Keywords: Shannon, JJ; Flint, Russell; Kelly, R Talbot; Detmold, E J; Rackham, Arthur; Dulac, Edmund; Wilkinson, Norman; Shepperson, Claude A; Haslain, Eugene; Gray, E M; Smith, Carlton A