The Queen’s Gift Book (1916)


The Queen’s Gift Book (1916)


Title: The Queen’s Gift Book

Author: various

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, exact date unknown. Inscription dated 1915.

Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Good. Slight foxing. Small inscription to endpaper. 11 tipped-in colour plates. App 11″ by 8″.

1 in stock


Stories and extracts and essays by some of the greatest writers of the day and from the earlier era, with contributions by JM Barrie, Arthur Conan Doyle, Joseph Conrad, Jerome K Jerome, etc.

Foreword by former Prime Minister of the UK, Arthur Balfour.

With gorgeous tipped-in illustrations.

Published as a charitable project ‘in aid of Queen Mary’s convalescent auxiliary hospitals for soldiers and sailors who have lost their limbs in the war.’