- Book Title: King Alberts Book
- Author: Various
- ISBN: MW001324543
- Publisher: Daily Telegraph and others
- Year Published: 1914
- Our Normal Price: £55.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £49.50 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Sketch, the Glasgow Herald, Hodder and Stoughton 1914: cream cloth hardcover with black lettering and decoration to spine and front: approximately 8.6 by in 11 inches tall: 188 pages: black and white illustrations: tipped in coloured plates. Synopsis: A compilation of verse, prose, music and illustration published as a tribute to the King and People of Belgium following the opening months of the 1914 -- 1918 World War, introduced as "the united voice of the world's gratitude to Belgium for her unexampled heroism, and of its sympathy with her in the heavy price she has to pay in discharging the sublime duty which destiny laid upon her of fighting by our side for the liberties of all." Approximately 238 contributors include William Archer, Gertrude Atherton, Sir Robert Baden Powell, John Backer-Lunde , Luigi Barzini , E. A. Bennett, Arthur Benson, W. L. Bruckman, Mary Cholmondeley, Winston Churchill, Claude Debussy, Harrison Fisher, John Galsworthy, Sir Rider Haggard, Rudyard Kipling, John Lavery, Seymour Lucas, Dmitri Merejkowsky, Claude Manet, Alfred Noyes, Bernard Partridge; and the full -page tipped in coloured plates the following artists : -- John Lavery R S A. Sir E J Poynter R A . Frank Dickser R A. Sir Luke Fildes R A. Sir W. B. Richmond R A. Sir E A Waterlow R A. Briton Riviere R A. Arthur Rackham R W S . W L Bruckman. Edmund Dulac. K Nielsen. Maxfield Parrish. The Hon John Collier. J J Shannon R A. Harrison Fisher. A D McCormick R I. Condition some discoloration to cover: endpapers darkened from age: preliminary pages and endpapers slightly foxed: occasional fox marks to a margins: binding very firm: contents very clean
- Condition: Collectable- Good
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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