New Arabian Nights.London, Chatto and Windus, 1882. Stock Code: 107694
NotesFirst edition. A handsomely bound copy.
2 volumes, octavo (174 X 126 mm). Full green calf by Zaehnsdorf (signed 1911), spine richly gilt in compartments, red morocco labels lettered in gilt to second and third, remaining compartments with circular onlays in red morocco to centre, covers with three-line border gilt and elaborate central quatrefoils with "RLS" monogram gilt to enclosed red morocco onlays, top edge gilt, four-line rule enclosing sawtooth roll to turn-ins gilt, pastedowns gold-painted with scalloped border and foliate cornerpieces tooled in blind, free endpapers green top edges gilt.
Skilfully rebacked preserving original spines, spines slightly rubbed and faded, mild toning to fore-edges, an excellent copy.
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