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The Queen's book of the Red Cross : with a…

The Queen's book of the Red Cross : with a message from Her Majesty the… (1939)

by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

Other authors: Eric Ambler (Contributor), Daphne Du Maurier (Contributor), T.S. Eliot (Contributor), A.A. Milne (Contributor), Hugh Walpole (Contributor)

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This is a fabulous book full that is full of interesting essays and tips for fundraising. There is a section at the back that has the most charming knitting instructions that are aimed at the male population. I love this book and often browse through it. ( )
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Queen Elizabeth The Queen Motherprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ambler, EricContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Du Maurier, DaphneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eliot, T.S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Milne, A.A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Walpole, HughContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A book in aid of the Lord Mayor of London's Fund for the Red Cross and Order of St John. Includes an interesting fascimile of a letter in the Queen Mother's handwriting. Some interesting essays by a variety of conributors from John Masefield, to Eric Ambler to Gracie Fields.
The Queen's Book of the Red Cross was published in November 1939 in a fundraising effort to aid the Red Cross during World War II. The book was sponsored by Queen Elizabeth, and its contents were contributed by fifty British authors and artists.

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