London: The Daily Telegraph in Conjunction With The Daily Sketch, The Glasgow Herald, and Hodder and Stoughton, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. This was a special publication sold for the Benefit of the Daily Telegraph Belgian Fund. Belgium had been invaded by Germany in its fight against England and France at the beginning of World War I. Rather than surrender, Belgium fought, suffering many losses. This tribute was intended to show the British appreciation of Belgium's sacrifices and to raise funds for relief. There are contributions from more than 250 prominent figures of the day, including scholars, writers, political figures, and artists. Includes many color plates, some tipped-in, and a number of black and white plates. Contributors include Winston Churchill, Claude Debussy, Aga Khan, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Claude Monet, Maxfield Parrish, Arthur Rackham, and Edith Wharton. Quarto. Original binding. Cream cloth-covered boards with title and decorative design in green to front and spine. Covers have substantial smudging and moderate wear and bumping to corners and edges. Sunning to spine. Pages are browned but clean. 188 pages. ENGHIST/083122. Very Good.
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