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Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Third printing. Spine browned. Contents clean. Contained in gold coloured slipcase which is scuffed with some surface paper loss, bumped at open corners.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson; Helen Stratton; A.D. McCormick; A.L. Davis; A.E. Norbury.
Stock no. 2134633
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1899. Good condition.
Blue cloth, pictorial front cover and spine. Gilt titles. 551 b/w illustrations throughout. 472 pages. Large, heavy format, 11" x 8.5". Bumping and wear to edges; some chipping/fraying to cloth at corners and top and tail of spine. Uneven browning/scuffing to covers. Joints are a bit cracked. Name to verso of front endpaper. Foxing and grubby marks throughout.
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Second printing. A few light brown marks to boards. Contained in publisher's slipcase with light rubbing to corners.
Hodder & Stoughton's Colour Books. Contents are four stories: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; The Story of the Magic Horse; Sinbad the Sailor; and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. Grey cloth with red titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Grey endpapers. 12 colour plates. 222 pages. Spine and corners bumped, spine foxed. Covers slightly grubby with a couple of small dents to edge of rear cover and a small rubbed patch to top of front cover. Damp staining to lower edges, also affectings some page and plate margins. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents. Faint musty smell to contents.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTS THEIR BEST-KNOWN TALES
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin; Nora A. Smith; Mark Helprin. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Stock no. 2134587
Published by Quality Paperback Book Club. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.
Card wraps. Colour plates. Introduction by Helprin.
Small format (3.5 x 3"). Pictorial cardwraps. 30 pages. B/w illustrations. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to outer page edges.
ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES
Written by Walter Mcvitty. Illustrated by Margaret Early.
Stock no. 2130703
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large oblong format, green boards with gilt titles. Striking colour illustrations. ISBN: 0521373581. Wrapper spine is faded.
Hodder & Stoughton's Colour Books. Contents are four stories: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; The Story of the Magic Horse; Sinbad the Sailor; and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. Grey cloth with red titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Grey endpapers. 12 colour plates. 222 pages. Spine browned, boards marked. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Foxing to contents. A musty odour present. All plates present.
Light brown cloth with black titles and pictorial onlay of a scene in Aladdin to front. Pictorial endpapers. 48 colour plates. Stories included are: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; Sinbad the Sailor; Aladdin: or the Wonderful Lamp; The Sleeper Awakened; The Enchanted Horse; and The Talkative Barber. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Large inscription to verso of frontis. Pencil and pencil colour inscription to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a large piece of loss to bottom edge of front panel; other smaller pieces of loss to corners. Wrapper is also creased and worn. Numbers written in colour to front flap. All plates present.
White cloth beautifully decorated in pale green and gilt to front cover. Pale green endpapers. 10 tipped-in paper-guarded richly coloured plates. A tale from The Arabian Nights retold by Housman. Spine is browned. A little bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some light page finger markings. All plates present.
White cloth beautifully decorated in pale green and gilt to front cover. Pale green endpapers. 10 tipped-in paper-guarded richly coloured plates. A tale from The Arabian Nights retold by Housman. Spine browned, bumped and worn with small nicks to cloth at either end. Corners worn. Covers grubby and marked. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked but binding still firm. A little foxing and browning. Fingering to contents but generally clean. All plates present and in very good condition.
SINDBAD THE SAILOR AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1314121
Published by Weathervane Books. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Cream cloth cover, with gilt title to cover and spine. Colour frontis piece. Many full page colour prints. Decorations to all text. Unpaginated. 11 x 9". Some slight browning to cover edges. Light musty smell (cigarettes?) to contents and a light damp stain affecting top page corner tips of some pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small chips/tears but no loss.