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RACKHAM, ARTHUR; DULAC, EDMUND; NIELSEN, KAY; PARRISH, MAXFIELD, ET AL. - King Albert's Book

Title: King Albert's Book
Description: [London]: The Daily Telegraph, 1914. 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. .

Keywords: DULAC, Edmund NIELSEN, Kay PARRISH, Maxfield, et al Bindings History Illustrated Books World War I Royal Gift Books

Price: US$ 100.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 03905


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