by RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; DULAC, Edmund; NIELSEN, Kay; PARRISH, Maxfield, et al.
[London]: The Daily Telegraph, 1914. With Color Illustrations byArthur 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.
(Inventory #: 03905)
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