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Allies Bible in khaki.

Author
Title Allies Bible in khaki.
Imprint Glasgow: David Bryce and Son ; London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press Warehouse
Date of Publication [Between 1901 and 1914?]
Language English
Notes This is one of the most rare miniature Bibles produced by David Bryce and Son of Glasgow. Known as the 'Allies Bible', it is bound in brown khaki and is preceded by 15 pages of text which includes four national anthems (God Save the King, The Marseillaise Hymn, La Brabanconne, and Russian national anthem -- all in English without music) and also 'Recessional' by Rudyard Kipling and 'Evening Prayer of a People' by Neil Munro. It measures only 45 mm. in height and is accompanied by its original dust-jacket which features pictures of the Belgian, British, French and Russian flags in colour.
Shelfmark FB.s.959
Reference Sources Bondy: page 110
Acquired on 29/06/09
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