The Arabian Nights.
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. Illustrated by E. J. Detmold.London, Hodder and Stoughton,  Stock Code: 30661
NotesSigned limited edition, number 99 of 100 copies only signed by the artist. "On the strength of The Arabian Nights, Detmold could have become one of the greatest illustrators of fantasy and fairy stories" (Richard Dalby, The Golden Age of Children's Book Illustration, pp. 98).
Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.
With 12 colour illustrations.
A fine copy.
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