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    Two World War I Relief Fund Books including: King Albert's Book. [1914]. [and:] Princess Mary's Gift Book. [1914]. Both books are first editions and include illustrations by Rackham, Dulac, et al. Both are in their original cloth bindings and are modestly worn with some light soiling. Both very good.

    More Information: King Albert's Book: A Tribute to the Belgian King and People From Representative Men and Women Throughout the World. London: The Daily Telegraph in Conjunction with The Daily Sketch, The Glasgow Herald and Hodder and Stoughton, [1914]. First edition. Quarto. 188 pages. Illustrated with tipped-in color works by Arthur Rackham, Maxfield Parrish, Edmund Dulac and other contemporary illustrators. Original cloth with decoration and titles in black on the front board and spine. Spine toned with shelf wear and soiling to the boards. Front free endpaper browned and preliminary pages with modest foxing, else very good. [and:] Princess Mary's Gift Book. London/New York/Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, [1914]. First edition. Quarto. 140 pages. Illustrated with color tipped-in work by Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Norman Wilkinson, H. R. Millar and other contemporary artists and illustrators. Original buff cloth with decoration and titles in green on the front board and spine. Light shelf wear to boards with some soiling. Page edges slightly browned, else a very good copy.

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