Publication: Hodder & Stoughton, 1939, London
First edition. Contains a message from Her Majesty the Queen and contributions by fifty British authors and artists. The profits from the sale of this book will be given to the Lord Mayor's fund for the Red Cross and the Order of St. John. Contributors include A.E.W. Mason,T.S. Eliot, A.A. Milne, Daphne du Maurier, Eric Ambler, L.A.G. Strong, Georgette Heyer, H.C. Bailey, and many others. Cecil Beaton has taken the photograph of the Queen which serves as the frontispiece. Bip Pares contributes an illustration and designed the dust jacket. Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and the extremities. Handsome copy.
Inventory Number: 18674