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A Ladybird book of Flags

£9.99

Product description

Flags have been in existence since ancient times but nobody quite knows how or when they first came into being. At first they were the personal emblems of Heads of State or members of the local nobility and they usually carried the coat-of-arms of the person concerned. They used to be taken into battle and provided a rallying point for the fighting soldiers.

The design of a flag very often follows some historical event and, in many instances, to know the history of the flag is to know the history of the people whose emblem it is. In most countries the national flag is greatly respected and tempers will rise if it is misused or insulted in any way.

To-day, there are a great many different kinds of flags used by a great many national, civil and service organizations. This book illustrates and describes 72 national flags and gives brief information on the countries represented. Next time you see a flag flying, try to spot to which country it belongs.

See which ones don't now exist in todays society

Condition: Spine firm. Binding tight. Spine a little shelf worn, head and tail. Hard board covers flat, but corner bumped. Marked on inside cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Carey, David
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
7" x 4.75"
Edition:
1968
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0721402143
Number of pages:
50
Publisher:
Wills & Hepworth
Title:
A Ladybird book of Flags

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Flags have been in existence since ancient times but nobody quite knows how or when they first came into being. At first they were the personal emblems of Heads of State or members of the local nobility and they usually carried the coat-of-arms of the person concerned. They used to be taken into battle and provided a rallying point for the fighting soldiers.

The design of a flag very often follows some historical event and, in many instances, to know the history of the flag is to know the history of the people whose emblem it is. In most countries the national flag is greatly respected and tempers will rise if it is misused or insulted in any way.

To-day, there are a great many different kinds of flags used by a great many national, civil and service organizations. This book illustrates and describes 72 national flags and gives brief information on the countries represented. Next time you see a flag flying, try to spot to which country it belongs.

See which ones don't now exist in todays society

Condition: Spine firm. Binding tight. Spine a little shelf worn, head and tail. Hard board covers flat, but corner bumped. Marked on inside cover.

Author(s):
Carey, David
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
7" x 4.75"
Edition:
1968
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0721402143
Number of pages:
50
Publisher:
Wills & Hepworth
Title:
A Ladybird book of Flags

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