King Albert's Book. Arthur RACKHAM, Edmund DULAC, Kay NIELSEN, Maxfield PARRISH.
King Albert's Book
King Albert's Book
King Albert's Book

King Albert's Book

[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., [1914].

First edition. Quarto (10 7/8 x 8 1/4 in; 277 x 210 mm). 187, [1] 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.

Price: $100.00