Ambler, Eric, et alia THE QUEEN'S BOOK OF THE RED CROSS
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1939. First edition. With an introduction by Elizabeth R, printed as a facsimile letter on Buckingham Palace letterhead. Frontisportrait of the queen. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of stain to fore-edge, offsetting to covers and endsheets, else a near fine copy in blue cloth stamped in red; in age-toned, nicked pictorial dust jacket with some tiny interior chips and short closed edge tears with attendant creasing.
Prose, verse, artwork (stunningly reproduced) by fifty of England's finest authors and artists; anthology created to benefit the Red Cross. Contributors: Ambler, Masefield, Mason, Dulac, Brangwyn, Wragg, Atwell, Novello, Milne, Heyer, Du Maurier, more!