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MOONSHINE & CLOVER
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Clemence Housman.
Stock no. 2129100
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2nd 1932. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A selection of fairy tales. Green cloth, yellow titles. B/w illustrations. With illustrations designed by the Author and engraved on the wood by Clemence Housman. Uneven browning to covers. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is price-cut with heavy browning in places; couple of damp marks; chipped to corners, with minimal loss.
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STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1816497
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1938. Almost very good condition.

Hodder & Stoughton's Colour Books. Contents are four stories: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; The Story of the Magic Horse; Sinbad the Sailor; and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. Grey cloth with red titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Grey endpapers. 12 colour plates. 222 pages. Spine browned, boards marked. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Foxing to contents. A musty odour present. All plates present.
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STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2126736
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1941. Almost very good condition.

Hodder & Stoughton's Colour Books. Contents are four stories: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; The Story of the Magic Horse; Sinbad the Sailor; and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. Grey cloth with red titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Grey endpapers. 12 colour plates. 222 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Vertical crease to rear cover. Some grubby marks and browning to covers. Inscriptions in ink to prelims. Some foxing throughout; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.
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STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1317441
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1938. Very good condition.

Hodder & Stoughton's Colour Books. Contents are four stories: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; The Story of the Magic Horse; Sinbad the Sailor; and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. Grey cloth with red titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Grey endpapers. 12 colour plates. 222 pages. Spine and corners bumped, spine foxed. Covers slightly grubby with a couple of small dents to edge of rear cover and a small rubbed patch to top of front cover. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents. Faint smell of tobacco(?) to contents.
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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1316945
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1940. Very good condition.

Translated by Fitzgerald, introduction by Housman. Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt vignette and title to front cover. 4 superb tipped-in colour plates. Decorations surrounding text. 94 pages. Spine and corners bumped and spine very slightly faded. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Light corner creases to 3 of the 4 plates. Foxing to contents.
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STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2123545
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 20 beautiful tipped-in colour plates. 319 pages. Published for Boots The Chemist. Some light wear to cover corners and edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. All plates present. Wrapper is unevenly faded with large tears and chips; a little loss; creased with a few splash marks.
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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1406743
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1944. Slightly better than good condition.

Translated by Fitzgerald, introduction by Housman. Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt vignette and title to front cover. 4 superb tipped-in colour plates. Decorations surrounding text. 94 pages. Bumping to spine, corners and top and bottom edge of rear board. Spine and part of rear board faded and a little foxed. Boards are mottled. Bookplate to front pastedown and inscription plus '198' written on front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Inner bottom corner of all plates a little creased.
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STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1507211
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 20 beautiful tipped-in colour plates. 319 pages. Published for Boots The Chemist. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few small marks to covers. Damage to front pastedown where writing has been erased, name in ink alongside. Pale orange stains to front and rear endpaper. Foxing and some light browning, mainly to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Contents generally clean. All plates present, erased pencil writing to mount of one plate.
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PRINCESS BADOURA
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2119790
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

White cloth beautifully decorated in pale green and gilt to front cover. Pale green endpapers. 10 tipped-in paper-guarded richly coloured plates. A tale from The Arabian Nights retold by Housman. Spine is browned. A little bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some light page finger markings. All plates present.
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PRINCESS BADOURA
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1505035
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

White cloth beautifully decorated in pale green and gilt to front cover. Pale green endpapers. 10 tipped-in paper-guarded richly coloured plates. A tale from The Arabian Nights retold by Housman. Spine browned, bumped and worn with small nicks to cloth at either end. Corners worn. Covers grubby and marked. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked but binding still firm. A little foxing and browning. Fingering to contents but generally clean. All plates present and in very good condition.
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STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1504298
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1923. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth covers with gilt titles to spine, blind border to front cover. 29 colour plates. 245 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some wrinkling to cloth. Horizontal mark across rear cover, book possibly been pressed onto a hard edge. A few marks to covers, especially front cover. Endpapers are browned with green marks to top corner of front endpaper. Small piece of paper missing from bottom of frontis page alongside spine. 2 plates have been taped in with clear tape, not browned. 1 plate has a small corner crease and a couple have rippling. One hinge cracked. Two pages have margin tears. Some foxing and a few small marks to contents but generally they are clean.
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STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1503525
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Hodder & Stoughton's Colour Books. Contents are four stories: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; The Story of the Magic Horse; Sinbad the Sailor; and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. Grey cloth with red titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Grey endpapers. 12 colour plates. 222 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine slightly browned, rear cover unevenly faded, a couple of small marks to front cover. Foxing to spine, cover edges and page edges. Belongs to area completed in black pen on pastedown. Inscription to front endpaper also in black ink. Some browning to endpapers. Contents are generally clean.
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