BENSON, F.R. / ALGERNON TUDOR (eds):
Title The Book of the Army Pageant held at Fulham Palace by kind permission of the Lord Bishop of London. 20th June to 2nd July, 1910. Foreword by Field-Marshal Earl Roberts.
Publisher Sir Joseph Causton and Sons Ltd. 1910 1st edition.
Seller ID 71963
Size 7.25 x 11.25 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With colour plate pasted to front. 153pp. With b/w and colour plates and line drawings in text.. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks. Corners slightly bumped.Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional old repairs to hinges. One colour plate missing. Slight browning to pages throughout. The Army Pageant was held in 1910 to instill a sense of Patriotism in Britain and the Empire. Funds were raised for the Incorporated Soldier’s and Sailors’ Help Society. It consisted of a series of tableaux of famous battles, the scripts of which are reproduced here. The plates are re-imaginings of some of those battles.
Military Subjects F.R.BENSON, ALGERNON TUDOR CRAIG, Book, Army Pageant, Fulham Palace, 1910, Foreword, Field-Marshal Earl Roberts, Patriotism, Britain, Empire, Incorporated Soldier’s and Sailors’ Help Society, tableaux, famous battles, scripts, Military Illustrated Books first edition