Salvation Army 58th Anniversary

Salvation Army 58th Anniversary

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[002844] [Salvation Army]. Souvenir in Commemoration of the Celebration of the Salvation Army 58th Anniversary – Held in Trafalgar Square Saturday June 23rd 1923. London: S. Burgess, 1923. First Edition. Folio. Unbound. Commemorative Tissue. Good. Printed, single sided tissue, approximately 340mm x 340mm in size.

Black marks, presumably from the printing press, to either side, small amount of chipping to top right hand corner, otherwise fairly bright.

Rose corner pieces to top left and bottom right hand corners, central image of General Booth (though he had died in 1912), surrounded by text.

S.[arah] Burgess specialised in the printing of these commemorative tissues, generally the decorative borders were printed in Japan, with the overprinting which was “commonly primitive .. and display a … disregard for niceties of typography and spelling” (Rickards, page 221) done locally

£75.00