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Princess Mary's Gift Book 1914 (1 of 11)
Verdi Art & Antiques
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Princess Mary's Gift Book 1914

REF: 10903 / LA465929
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Description
Offered for sale is a lovely copy of Princess Mary's Gift Book, a first edition, published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1914 to raise funds during World War 1 for the Queen's "Work For Women" Fund. This is a collection of amusing stories and poems for the children of the household, as well as serious tales for the adults. The stories are written by J.M. Barrie, A. Conan Doyle, H. Rider Haggard and Rudyard Kipling amongst others. The book is illustrated throughout with fourteen, wonderful, coloured plates by Dulac, Detmold, Rackham, Flint etc and black and white drawings. A popular Christmas present over 100 years ago. There is an inscription to the inside cover sheet. "To dear May from Mother & Daddy Xmas 1914"
measurements
Height:
252 mm
Width:
190 mm
Depth:
20 mm
Weight:
588 g
declaration
Verdi Art & Antiques has clarified that the Princess Mary's Gift Book 1914 (LA465929) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1914
condition
Free from tears and cover is in good overall condition other than some shelf wear to the top and bottom edges of the spine.
location
This Princess Mary's Gift Book 1914 is located in Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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