Inscribed by Queen Mary of Teck, the first edition of My Garden’s Choice by Theo A. Stevens and A.T. Johnson.
Octavo, 176pp. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. No additional printings listed. Solid text block, slightly bowed front cover, bumped corners, a very good example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, 10/6 net price on front flap, soiled, short closed tear to front panel, light wear to edges. Inscribed “From Queen Mary / Christmas 1942” on the front free endpaper.
Queen Mary of Teck (1867-1953) was the wife of King George V and Queen of the United Kingdom until 1936. She was the mother of King Edward VIII, King George VI and the grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. She died one year into the reign of granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II.