[London]: The Daily Telegraph, 1914. Item #03905
With Color Illustrations by
Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen & Maxfield Parrish
[RACKHAM, Arthur. DULAC, Edmund. NIELSEN, Kay. PARRISH, Maxfield, et al, illustrators]. King Albert's Book. A Tribute to the Belgian King and People From Representative Men and Women Throughout the World. N.p. [London]: The Daily Telegraph in conjunction with The Daily Sketch, The Glasgow Herald, and Hodder and Stoughton, n.d., .
First edition. Quarto (10 7/8 x 8 1/4 in; 277 x 210 mm). 187,  pp. Sixteen color plates primarily tipped-in, ten black & white plates, eleven musical pianoforte scores.
Publisher's cream cloth decorated in green. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at extremities, inner hinges shaken, preliminary leaves a little foxed, otherwise a very good copy.
Contains the first appearance of Rudyard Kipling's poem "The Outlaws" and the first appearance of Thomas Hardy's poem "Sonnet on the Belgian Expatriation."
The fifteen tipped-in color plates include:
"Unconquerable" (Arthur Rackham)
Not Titled (Edmund Dulac)
"The Gloomy Thick Wood" (Kay Nielsen)
"Diesirae" (Maxfield Parrish)
Hughey 37c. Latimore and Haskell, p. 93. Riall, p. 121.