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
King Albert's Book
King Albert's Book

King Albert's Book

[London]: The Daily Telegraph, 1914. Item #04670

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. Cloth on covers very slightly bubbled, otherwise a near fine 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: $175.00