British Military Uniforms; A King Penguin Book #42. James Laver.
British Military Uniforms; A King Penguin Book #42.

British Military Uniforms; A King Penguin Book #42.

London: Penguin Books, 1948. First printing. Boards. A Near Fine Copy. Gift inscription to FFL. 12mo (5 x 7.25 inches). Printed boards. Not issued with DW, thus complete. Pp. 37, plus 24 coloured plates of uniforms from 1742 to 1895. Introduced during the outbreak of Second World War and written by noted authorities of the day, the King Penguins were elegantly designed and produced miniature hardbacks on subjects ranging from the historical icons of British culture, the fine and decorative arts, natural history to book arts and design. Based on the Insel-Bucherie series first published in Leipzig in 1912, these collectible King Penguin books are regarded as fine achievements of twentieth century book design and color printing. Fine. Item #6832

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