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Stories From The Arabian Nights. In the Words of Laurence Housman.
London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1938. FIRST OF THIS EDITION. Quarto(25 x 18cm), pp.223. With 12 detailed, full-page colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac, including frontispiece. Elegantly hand-bound in half green morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, gilt centre tools, cloth sides.Thick paper with a little expected spotting; externally unmarked, neat annotation and a couple of ink splashes to page 68 and 69. A near fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Oriignally issued with fifty mounted Dulac plates in 1907. Stories include Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, The Story of the Magic Horse and The Fisherman and the Genie. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.
      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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