THE QUEEN'S BOOK OF THE RED CROSS.

[London]: Hodder and Stoughton, [1939]. 255pp. Small quarto. Cloth, printed in red. Frontispiece portrait. Color and black and white plates. Front inner hinge neatly mended, spine sunned, ownership signature in ink on front free endsheet, smudge on first contents page, sunning to edges and spine, else a good reading copy without dust jacket. Item #WRCLIT80821

First edition, ordinary issue. Prefatory letter by the Queen on Buckingham Palace stationary, in facsimile. With 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. Contributing authors include Masefield, Walpole, Eliot, Ambler, Milne, du Maurier, de la Mare, Heyer, et al. Artists include Beaton, Dulac, Whistler, Novello, et al.

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