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130344
(DETMOLD, E. J.)

The Arabian Nights....

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Hodder and Stoughton Limited, [1924]

Stock Code: 130344

£1,500
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First Detmold edition. This is one of the finest of all illustrated editions of the Arabian Nights and an impressive specimen from the golden age of deluxe illustrated books. It is uncommon to find the book with the original box preserved.

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Description

Quarto. Original white cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Housed in the original box.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and 11 colour plates by Detmold with captioned tissue-guards.

Condition

Contemporary gift inscription to front half-title and ownership signature to top of box. Small ink stain to fore-edge, occasional faint foxing, yet still a near-fine, bright copy in the box, with some soiling and wear.

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