PUNCH MAGAZINE-KING GEORGE V MEMORIAL ISSUE. 1936
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|PUNCH MAGAZINE. KING GEORGE V. MR PUNCH'S LOYAL TRIBUTE. Volume CXC. No.4940. Published January 29, 1936. Original wrappers. Punch's KING GEORGE V MEMORIAL ISSUE featuring illustrations by Punch's leading illustrators such as Bernard Partridge and Ernest H. Shepard. Of special interest is a double page tribute to EDWARD, THE PRINCE OF WALES with a poem "The Light Burns On" illustrated by SHEPARD (who captions his illustration "VIVE LE ROI!"). The Prince was to be the next reigning monarch but, instead, abdicated the throne in order to marry Wallis Simpson (see enlargement 6). The magazine also features interesting advertisements - see enlargement 4 which shows an ad for an AUSTIN TEN-FOUR SALOON CAR being offered for 178 Pounds! In NEAR MINT CONDITION.|