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Stories from the Arabian Nights by  Laurence Housman - First Edition - N.D. - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 34966)

Stories from the Arabian Nights

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Stories from the Arabian Nights

by Housman, Laurence

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Lower corner of front boards bumped, pinhole at center front hinge, jacket rubbed and sunne
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NY: George H. Doran Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Lower corner of front boards bumped, . pinhole at center front hinge, jacket rubbed and sunned at spine, . contemporary gift inscription on front flyleaf.. N.D.. First Edition. Hardcover. [1923]. First edition of this reissue of this classic republished in the Books for Young People Illustrated by Famous Artists series. Black cloth with gilt design of man riding an airborne magic horse on front boards. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Sixteen tipped-in color illustrations and other line illustrations by Edmund Dulac. xxiii, 27-237 pp. Quite a lovely copy of this collection of six of Scheherazade's tales translated by Housman from the massive One Thousand and One Nights, also known as Arabian Nights and The Arabian Nights' Entertainment. .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
34966
Title
Stories from the Arabian Nights
Author
Housman, Laurence
Illustrator
Edmund Dulac
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Lower corner of front boards bumped, pinhole at center front hinge, jacket rubbed and sunne
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George H. Doran Company
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
N.D.
Keywords
Arabian Nights, ARAB Folk Tales, ARAB Literature
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction; Folklore and Mythology; Children's Books;

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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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