The Queen’s Book of the Red Cross, With a Message from Her Majesty the Queen, and Contributions by Fifty British Authors and Artists, in Aid of the Lord Mayor of London’s Fund for the Red Cross and the Order of St. John of Jerusalem

No place listed [London]: Hodder and Stoughton, 1939, November. First Edition. Cloth. First edition. 4to; 255pp; red stamped light blue buckram with title on front cover in a cartouche over which is a crown and a red cross below, title and publisher on spine; 12 full page illustrations in color and black and white, frontispiece a black and white photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth; facsimile letter from Queen Elizabeth in her handwriting between pages 4 and 5; unclipped color illustrated dust jacket with a portrait of the Queen; light sunning of spine head and board edges, light age toning of paper and edges; chipping to upper and lower edges of dj with some age toning; very good in good dj. Very good / good. Item #147

An interesting compilation of British authors contributed to the book whose proceeds benefited the Red Cross at the start of WWII.

Price: $65.00

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