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Laurence Housman
Dulac, Edmund, illustrator. Housman, Laurence. Princess Badoura...
Edinburgh: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. Very good book in good plus dust jacket. Princess Badoura, a Tale from the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Houseman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Published by Hodder and Stoughton, Edinburgh University Press. No date stated but assumed to be 1913. Inside gutter is starting but still near fine book given age, in good, but RARE, publishers's box, which has been professionally repaired. Cream cloth covered boards. Front panel and spine are stamped with gilt and aqua-blue illustrations, and gilt lettering. Light smudges on boards. Small bump on back corner at head of spine. Back panel has a small pucker near the spine which appears to be a publisher's flaw. Aqua-blue end papers with decorated corners. Old tape residue along gutter of half-title page. Internally clean with 10 beautiful tipped-in plates, including frontispiece. Front panel of publisher's box has a color illustration affixed, the same as one of the internal plates. Box is soiled and stained overall but solid after professional repair. Please use close-up options for best inspection. Additional photos available upon request.
Bookseller: R and G Bliss Books (rgblissmaccom) [Excelsior, Minnesota, United States]
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