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The Queen's book of the Red Cross : with a message from Her Majesty the Queen and contributions by 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.

Author: Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; T S Eliot; John Masefield; British Red Cross Society.; Knights of Malta.
Publisher: [London] : Hodder and Stoughton, 1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book was a fund raising volume for nursing charities published shortly after the outbreak of WW2, of stories and illustrations by many popular authors and artists of the day.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Queen's book of the Red Cross.
[London] : Hodder and Stoughton, 1939
(OCoLC)867052970
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; T S Eliot; John Masefield; British Red Cross Society.; Knights of Malta.
OCLC Number: 1011946
Notes: "First printed November 1939"--Title page verso.
Gallup, Eliot, B35.
Description: 255 pages, [13] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, music ; 26 cm
Contents: The conjurer / A.E.W. Mason --
The church in the snow / Hugh Walpole --
Red Cross / John Masefield --
The marching song of the Pollicle Dogs ; Billy M'Caw, the remarkable parrot / T.S. Eliot --
Ports of call / H.M. Tomlinson --
The general takes off his helmet / A.A. Milne --
The escort / Daphne du Maurier --
The Army of the Shadows / Eric Ambler --
A child's gallop ; The stranger / Alfred Noyes --
A gift from Christy Keogh / L.A.G. Strong --
And so to bed ; Joy / Walter de la Mare --
Pursuit / Georgette Heyer --
The thistle down / H.C. Bailey.

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This book was a fund raising volume for nursing charities published shortly after the outbreak of WW2, of stories and illustrations by many popular authors and artists of the day.

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