The Roll Call of Honour – Arthur Quiller-Couch 1910s | 1st Edition


  • Author: Arthur Quiller-Couch
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons, London, 1910s
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: First Edition, Illustrated

Published ca 1910, first thus. Green cloth, pictorial paste-on, gilt decorations. Spine sunned, boards rubbed, corners bumped. Light foxing on prelims. Nine tipped-in plates w/ caption tissue guards . Binding tight, square, internally clean and bright. Good or better copy.

A collection of short biographies of Nineteenth Century people whose lives are explicitly offered as heroic example for children. Simon Bolivar, John Brown, Father Damien, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Charles George Gordon, Abraham Lincoln, David Livingstone, Florence Nightingale, Louis Pasteur, Leo Tolstoy.

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