1915 First Edition - Edmund Dulac's Picture Book for the French Red Cross.
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Author: EDMUND DULAC.
Title: Edmund Dulac's Picture Book for the French Red Cross.
Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, for The Daily Telegraph, no date (1915). First Edition.
Language: Text in English
Size: 11 " X 9 ",
Pages: 135 pages.
Binding: Attractive and fine half dark green oasis morocco binding with gilt titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, matching cloth sides, top edge gilt (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown)
Illustrations: Illustrated with twenty wonderful tipped-in color plates, one tipped-in photograph of Dulac by E.O. Hoppé.
Estimate: (USD 450 - USD 550)
The book: Beautiful First edition of that selection of pictures with accompanying stories collected from Dulac's popular illustrated books including Andersen's Fairy Tales, Sinbad The Sailor, Sleeping Beauty, and The Arabian Nights.
The author & illustrator: Edmund Dulac (born Edmond Dulac; October 22, 1882 – May 25, 1953) was a French-born, British naturalized magazine illustrator, book illustrator, and stamp designer. Born in Toulouse he studied law but later turned to the study of art at the École des Beaux-Arts. He moved to London early in the 20th century and in 1905 received his first commission to illustrate the novels of the Brontë Sisters. During World War I, Dulac produced relief books, and when after the war the deluxe children's book market shrank he turned to magazine illustrations among other ventures. He designed banknotes during World War II and postage stamps, most notably those that heralded the beginning of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.
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