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King Albert’s Book (1914) (1st edition)

SG$89.00

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King Albert’s Book (1914) (1st edition)

SG$89.00

Title: King Albert’s Book
Author: Various
Publisher: Published by The Daily Telegraph in conjunction with The Daily Sketch, The Glasgow Herald and Hodder and Stoughton, 1914.
Condition: Hardcover, white cloth, good for its age. Some spotting and soiling and inside, but mostly clean. All plates and illustrations are present.

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“King Albert’s book, a tribute to the Belgian king and people from representative men and women throughout the world” during World War I. Includes work by G. K. Chesterton, Winston Churchill, John Galsworthy, Thomas Hardy, W. D. Howells, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Alfred Noyes, President Taft, and Edith Wharton and many more. The book also includes musical scores by Claude Debussy, Edward Elgar and many more.

With many beautifully illustrated tipped-in plates by some of the greatest illustrators in the world at that time, including Kay Nielsen, Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham, Maxfield Parrish, etc.