THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH GIFT BOOK. IN AID OF THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH OF YORK HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN.


224 pp, 10" H. No date, but c1935. White cloth with blue lettering/decoration & silver crown and capital 'E' on spine and front board. Endpaper and title page decorations by Rex Whistler. B&w double page spread of some of the authors/artists as children, colour plates including 2 double spreads of Mickey Mouse and gang, frontispiece of Princess Elizabeth, and illustrations by Sylvia Salisbury (2), A.H. Watson, Herbert Foxwell, Frank Salisbury and H.M. Talintyre. B&w illustrations by Paul Bloomfield, Mary Tourtel, Bip Pares, A.B. Payne (cartoons), Herbert Foxwell, H.M. Talintyre, Laurian Jones and R.L. Brightwell. All plates and illustrations are present. Contents: A Children's Hospital in Wartime, by J.M. Barrie; Ham and the Porcupine, a "Just-So" Story, by Rudyard Kipling; Three Cuckoos in Search of a Village, a Story by Francis Brett Young; The Good Grocer (An Apology), A Poem by G.K. Chesterton; Pip, Squeak, Wilfred and Stanley, Their Life Stories, by "Uncle Dick" (B.J. Lamb); What the Black Chow Saw, a Story by Algernon Blackwood; Princess Jane of London Town, A Poem by Jan Struther; Rupert the Little Bear Goes Adventuring in the Robber's Den and with the Giants, by Mary Tourtel; The Fairy Washerwoman, a Story by Compton Mackenzie; Come and Change, a Poem by Herbert Asquith; The Unromantic Princess, a Story by Elizabeth Bowen; Young Waveney, an Episode in the Life of Mr. Chips, by James Hilton; Stars, a Memory Rhyme by Walter de la Mare; Check to the King of France, a One-Act Historical Play for Children, by Margaret Irwin; The Street Criers, a Poem by W.H. Davies; Woolly Bear's Aeroplane, a Story by Shirley Cooke; A Sixteenth Century Princess Elizabeth at Hatfield, a Poem by Lord David Cecil; Teddy Tail's Circus, a Story by Una L. Lascot; The Blue Chicken, a Hepsibah Hen Story, by Olwen Bowen; Harvest by the Sea, or Mr. Wacksparrow, Mr. Deebles and the Sea-Gull, a Story by L.A.G. Strong; The Story of Rather Greedy Little Hugh, by Denis Mackail; Putting Tucker to Bed, a Bed-time Conversation, by Enid Bagnold; Uncle Oojah's Little Princess, a Story by Flo Lancaster; The Little Chair with the Gold Thread, a Story by Hugh Walpole; For a Princess, a Poem by John Drinkwater. Previous owner's name and date (1936) in ink on front pastedown, small light stain on the front board at the hinge, light wrinkling at the bottom of the spine, bump at the top of the rear hinge/spine. Dust jacket has edge chips and tears - several with creases, general light soiling including a few very small stains, protected in a mylar/paper sleeve.

Title: THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH GIFT BOOK. IN AID OF THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH OF YORK HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN.

Author Name: Barrie, J.M.; Kipling, Rudyard; Young, Francis Brett; Chesterton, G.K.; Uncle Dick (B.J. Lamb); Blackwood, Algernon; Struther, Jan; Tourtel, Mary; Bagnold, Enid; Davies, W.H; Hilton, James; Mackenzie, Compton; Asquith, Herbert; de la Mare, Walter; et al.

Illustrator: Walt Disney, Paul Bloomfield, A.B. Payne, Sylvia Salisbury, Mary Tourtel, Bip Pares, A.H. Watson, Herbert S. Foxwell, R.L. Brightwell, Laurian Jones, H.M. Talintyre, Rex Whistler.

Categories: Animation, Cartoons & Comics, Childrens, Literature, Poetry, Royalty, Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1935

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 30663

Keywords: Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney, Cartoons, Gift Books, Illustrated Books, J.M. Barrie, Rudyard Kipling, Paul Bloomfield, Francis Brett Young, G.K. Chesterton, Poems, Plays, Poetry, Short Stories, Pip Squeak & Wilfred, Uncle Dick, B.J Lamb, A.B Payne, Algernon Blackwood, Jan Struther, Rupert, Mary Tourtel, Fairies, Compton Mackenzie, Herbert Asquith, A.H. Watson, Elizabeth Bowen, James Hilton, Mr. Chips, Walter De La Mare, Margaret Irwin, W.H. Davies, Woolly Bear, Shirley Cooke, Hatfield, Princess Elizabeth, Lord David Cecil, Teddy Tail, Circuses, Una L. Lascot, Herbert S. Foxwell, Blue Chicken, Hepzibah Hen, Olwen Bowen, R.L. Brightwell, Mr. Wacksparrow, Seagulls, L.A.G. Strong, Denis Mackail, Frank Salisbury, Enid Bagnold, Laurian Jones, Uncle Oojah, Flo Lancaster, H.M. Talintyre, Hugh Walpole, John Drinkwater.,