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Title: Stories from the Arabian Nights
Description: Nottingham: Hodder and Stoughton for Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd., 1923. Boots 'Cheap' Trade Edition [1923] Containing Twenty Mounted Color Plates from Three of Dulac's Best Books A Fine Copy in the Original Dust Jacket [DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. HOUSMAN, Laurence. Stories From the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Houseman. With Drawing by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [ca. 1923]. Cheaper trade edition. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in; 247 x 191 mm). 319, [1] pp. Twenty color plates, including frontispiece mounted on cream paper with captions printed below. Publisher's brandy colored cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt and black with four thin black lines forming border at outer edge of front cover, spine lettered in gilt with Boots symbol in gilt at bottom, plain cream end-papers. Neat ink inscription on front free end-paper. In the original tan dust jacket with an illustration from the book pasted onto the front panel. A very fine copy in a fine dust jacket. An interesting early 'compilation' edition containing twenty Dulac color plates including fourteen from The Arabian Nights, two from Princess Badoura, and four from Sindbad the Sailor. Hughey 16y. .

Keywords: HOUSMAN, Laurence ARABIAN NIGHTS Illustrated Books Persian Literature

Price: US$ 350.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 03575

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