KING ALBERT'S BOOK: A Tribute to the Belgian King and People from Representative Men and Women Throughout the World.
Place Published: (London)
Publisher: The Daily Telegraph, et al and Hodder & Stoughton
Date Published: (1914)
Edition: First edition
Condition: Light spotting to edges, else fine in dustjacket with overall light brown toning, some mottling to rear jacket panel, light edgewear
Book Id: 21224
Quarto, original cream cloth with title and cover ornament stamped in dark green; 188 pp., many tipped-in color plates, several monochrome page plates.
More than 250 scholars, writers, political figures, scientists, artists, illustrators, et al, contributed to this published to benefit the Belgian people, recently overrun by the overwhelming force of the German army. Contributors include Arthur Rackham, Kay Nielsen, Edith Wharton, Jack London, both Winston Churchills, Aga Khan, Claude Debussy, Rudyard Kipling, Fridtjof Nansen, Maxfield Parrish, Claude Monet . . . This copy signed on the front free endpaper by Becky London, daughter of Jack London.