Launch of the Queen Elizabeth in the presence of Their Majesties The King & Queen at the yard of John Brown & Co. Ltd., Clydebank, Tuesday, September 27, 1938 (1938)


Cunard White Star. Paperback. Official neo-Elizabethan commemorative brochure in card cover bound with red ribbon. Official note explains that George VI was replaced by the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret. Frameable tinted good resolution industrial photography, some in fold-outs, by the renowned Stewart Bale studio of Liverpool. Centrefold artist’s impression of the Queen Elizabeth at sea. 27x33cm. 1st ed.

Condition: Used – Acceptable. Front cover signed by small child, covers slightly discoloured, one page separator torn, one page coming loose from stitching, the rest good. ISBN: none. Box MC13

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.