ASQUITH,CYNTHIA ( ED)
Title PRINCESS ELIZABETH GIFT BOOK
Book Condition Near Fine
Type 224 pp.
Publisher LONDON Hodder & Stoughton nd(1935)
Illustrator WHISTLER, REX
Seller ID 30709
A fund raising book sponsored by Princess Elizabeth of York (the present Queen Elizabeth) in aid of the Princess Elizabeth of York Hospital for Children. An uncommon deluxe binding half bound in blue and pink decorated cloth and probably published without jacket. Scarce thus. Authors include Mary Tourtel (an early Rupert the Bear story), A H Watson, Elizabeth Bowen, Walter de la Mare and many others. Illustrators include Bip Pares, A H Watson, and others including most importantly two wonderful two page spreads from Disney, the first entitled Mickey Mouse and His Retinue Arriving at the Party and the second The End of the Party : Mickey Mouse Takes a Photograph. Ownership page filled in and dated 1937 very light wear to covers.
Children's and Illustrated, Disney