The Arabian Nights' Entertainments.

(Stratton.) DAVIDSON (Gladys)

The Arabian Nights' Entertainments.

Description: 24 full-page and 3 double-page striking colour illustrations and numerous black-and-white illustrations in the text, initial leaves spotted, pp. [88], folio, original bottle green boards, cover with title and Ali Baba vignette in yellow and mint green, a few abrasions, corners knocked, flyleaf with gift inscription (dated 1918) in pencil, good,

Publication Details: Blackie and Son Limited, n.d. [but 1906]

Notes: Haunting depictions of a selection of the classic tales - Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Sinbad the Sailor, The Merchant and the Genie, Aladdin, The Enchanted Horse, Prince Ahmed and the Fairy, Camaralzaman and Badoura, Abou Hassan - from the highly regarded illustrator, Helen Stratton, whose Art Nouveau and Glasgow School of Art influences are clearly apparent here. The publisher continued to use these illustrations for decades, but this earliest edition is the largest format; dated according to the British Library's record of receipt....more

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Price: £100

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1906]

Stock Number: 64481

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