Princess Mary's Gift Book.
All profits from sale of are given to The Queen's Work for Women Fund, which is acting in conjunction with the National Relief Fund.London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd, 1914 Stock Code: 113119
First trade edition, first impression. This work contains a collection of children's stories by the leading authors of the day, such as J. M. Barrie, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling, along with illustrations from well-known artists such as Arthur Rackham.
Octavo. Original cream cloth, titles to spine and front board in dark green.
Illustrations in the text, which one colour plate and 5 drawings are by Arthur Rackham.
Offsetting to endpaprs, neatly done inscription to front free endpaper, soiling to boards. A good copy.
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