Stories From the Arabian Nights. Edmund DULAC, illustrator, Laurence HOUSMAN, ARABIAN NIGHTS.
Stories From the Arabian Nights
Stories From the Arabian Nights
Stories From the Arabian Nights

Stories From the Arabian Nights

Nottingham: Hodder and Stoughton for Boots Pure Drug Co., Ltd.,, 1923. Item #03574

Boots 'Cheap' Trade Edition [1923]
Containing Twenty Mounted Color Plates from Three of Dulac's Best Books

[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. A near fine copy.

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.

Price: $250.00