The Queen's Book of the Red Cross: With a Message from Her Majesty the Queen and Contributions by

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Title

The Queen's Book of the Red Cross: With a Message from Her Majesty the Queen and Contributions by

Creator

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

Publisher

London: Hodder and Stoughton

Date

November 1939
First Printing

Subject

English literature & poetry

Description

Created as a fundraiser for the Red Cross, this work includes thirty-six short stories or poems with contributions from such well-known names as Georgette Heyer, T.S. Elliot, A.A. Milne, and Daphne du Maurier, as well as a variety of lesser recognizable names in the 21st Century. There are thirteen illustrations, one of which is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth, Consort of King George VI. A fascimile of her letter introducing the book includes the following line, "My feeling of gratitude and admiration is shared, I am certain, by every other woman in our Empire - especially by the wives and mothers of those who are fighting to defend its liberty."

Format

DIGITAL DOCUMENT: 7 pgs. PDF; dust jacket, front & back covers, frontispiece, title page, publisher's page, Queen's letter
PHYSICAL DOCUMENT: Hardcover book, 10x7 inches; 225 pages, 12 plates

Language

English

Type

Monograph

Access Rights

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Identifier

SPECIAL PR1149 .Q38 1939

Date Accepted

Donated in 2020

Is Part Of

This item is part of Mr. David C. Drysdale WWII collection. Over 2,000 books about primarily WWII were donated in spring of 2020 and are still being surveyed.

Extent

This donation covers military and civilian history from WWI up through the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The collection is being surveyed and a mere fraction has been cataloged at this time. For assistance, please contact the Special Collections Librarian.

Citation

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, “The Queen's Book of the Red Cross: With a Message from Her Majesty the Queen and Contributions by,” World War II Resources in Northeast Florida, accessed May 24, 2024, https://wwiinefl.omeka.net/items/show/68.

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