Title: Flags and their History
Publisher: Carlton Press, London
Publication Date: 1966
Illustrator: Virginia Shippey
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Inscribed by author
Edition: First edition..
Book Type: book
Illustrated rare history and lore of the American flag with instruction on 'The proper manner of displaying and handling the flag,' and a discussion of the 'standardization of the flag.' over 100 ancient and modern flags shown and discussed. Contents include: various early and modern flags, Norse flags, Columbus, St. George, Henry Hudson, Colonies, Bedford flag, Bunker Hill flag, Grand Union flag, Christopher Gadsen flag, first naval ensign, first flag, 15 stars and 15 stripes American flag, 20-star flag, Texas, California, Confederacy, Alaska, Hawaii, Colonial flags and flags of the American Revolution, famous and historical flags, State flags, and more. Octavo, black cloth, title and drum graphic in gold. Dust jacket with small closed tears, edgewear particularly to the crown of the spine and some spotting. A very nice copy, affectionately inscribed by Herbert A. Mahn Size: 5½" - 8½" First printing 0.0 First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 273062
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