Harris, Henry: Model Soldiers
Book Number: 000147
Octopus Books Limited London 1972 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hardcover book with yellow pictorial boards and dust jacket, reprint, 95pp, weighs 592gms. This book is about the exquisite minor works of art that are model soldiers, sailors and airmen which have been made by craftsmen for monarchs, private collectors and military museums. The book is accompanied by 138 illustrations in colour and black and white. These include not only single firgures, but whole armies as well as artillery wagons, other forms of transport and armaments. Book is in fair condition with heavy general wear and tear and page discolouration/spotting throughout. Endpapers have been slightly torn away and restuck. Dust jacket is well in tact with only one small tear but has major creasing. Pictorial boards are discoloured. Book has small pencil markings on inside front page. This is a fair reading copy but not suitable for collecting.