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Green cloth, gilt title to spine, blue and yellow decoration to front cover. B/w plates. 252 pages plus publication list to rear. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Joints are partially cracked. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges, some page margins and couple of plates.
The day-to-day adventures of a family of orphaned children living with relations in a large country house. Interestingly, this and its predecessor, The Golden Age are largely autobiographical. This is the first illustrated edition in Parrish's distinctive, almost photographic style. Green cloth, pictorial front cover, gilt titles. 10 tissue-guarded photogravures plus b/w tail pieces. 8 x 6". 227 numbered pages, top edge gilt. A few minor marks to boards. Gilt titles nice and bright. Front joint is just starting to crack. Endpapers are lightly browned. Text block lightly browned. All plates present. Contents are mostly clean.
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.
18 b/w plates and b/w illustration to title page. Maroon cloth with gilt decorations to front. 252 pages, top edge gilt others untrimmed. 8x6". Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents.
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Green/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Picture and title to front cover. 8 x 6". 18 tissue-guarded b/w plates. Page edges are uncut. Gilt to spine is faded. Bumping along a couple of cover edges. Small bookplate and inscriptions to front pastedown. Some foxing and page browning. All plates present. A few small tears and creases to tissue-guards and a few page margins.
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