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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry by Elizabeth Mackinstry - First Edition - September 1935 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000002938)

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry

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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry

by Elizabeth Mackinstry

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  • hardcover
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New York: Macmillan. Hardcover. September 1935. First Edition / no additional printings listed. Green cloth over boards with black lettering and lamp decoration to front cover. Yellow endpapers. Lavishly illustrated. Very Good book / no dust jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Text block unmarked. Binding tight. Fading to spine and both covers, but black lettering is still dark. Not from a library. See photos. 16 pages. 11.25 x 8.75 inches.

Here is the Famous Old Tale of that Strange & Wonderful Lamp which brought the Boy Aladdin great Riches, a marvelous Palace built all in one night and a beautiful Princess for a Wife. By rubbing this Magical lamp, from a poor lad in Rags he became the rich merchant Aladdin. Elizabeth Mackinstry adds new luster to this oldest of fairy tales with her pictures in gorgeous colors and carefully patterned black-and-white. The jewels in the secret cave glow with Oriental richness; jovial genii, grinning broadly, build Aladdin's palace in a sapphire night, while the Fire-Bird and the Roc hover graciously on the outskirts, and in the background the Wicked Magician scowls in rage or leers in horrid triumph.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000002938
Title
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry
Author
Elizabeth Mackinstry
Illustrator
Elizabeth MacKinstry
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Dust Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Macmillan Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
September 1935
Keywords
fiction, children, juvenile, kids, youth, fairy tales, Middle East, China
Bookseller catalogs
China; Children; Fiction; Middle East;
Size
4to

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bookplate
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rubbing
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text block
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Cloth
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tight
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spine
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