Edmund Dulac Picture Book for the French Red Cross First Edition 1915
Illustrator: Edmund Dulac
Title: Edmund Dulac’s Picture Book for the French Red Cross
Year of Publication: 1915
Edition: first edition
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
Size of Book: 8.50 x 11.00 inches (approximaterly)
Brief Details Of This Book:
Edmund Dulac's Picture-Book For The French Red Cross comes with the original rare dust jacket and the 20 Edmund Dulac colour illustrations. The Edmund Dulac Picture Book for the French Red Cross was published by Hoder and Stoughton for the Daily Telegraph newspaper by to raise funds for the French Red Cross under the patronage of H.M. Queen Alexandra who was married to King Edward VII.
Condition of the Dust Jacket:
The dust jacket has a wonderful Edmund Dulac colour illustration of Asenath pasted to the front of the dust jacket, which is the same Edmund Dulac colour illustration that is found on the Frontispiece opposite the Title Page inside the book. The lettering is in dark green and has the price of “3/- net” to the front of the dust jacket.
The dust jacket is in Very Good + condition with a short closed tear to the edge of the spine to the top of the dust jacket (no paper loss), wear to the top and bottom of the spine, wear to the corners of the dust jacket, and some dust staining. However, the pasted Edmund Dulac colour illustration is in Fine condition and this scarce Edmund Dulac dust jacket still looks extremely attractive.
Condition of the Binding:
The Edmund Dulac Picture Book for the French Red Cross binding is extremely attractive and in Very Good + condition with only very minor faults of corner knocks and knocks to the top and bottom of the spine.
Condition of the Pages:
There are 135 printed pages in Very Good + to Near Fine condition containing stories and songs from leading story writers such as Hans Andersen.
Condition of the Plates:
The Edmund Dulac Picture Book for the French Red Cross is beautifully illustrated throughout with 20 Edmund Dulac tipped-in full colour plates, all of which are present and in Fine condition.