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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318098
Published by Collins. Circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

Red leather, Gilt titles and decoration to front cover. 4 tipped-in colour plates. Pictorial title page. Decorative orange border to each page. 94 pages with red page marker. 11 x 7.75". All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some fading to spine and cover edges. Front free-endpaper is missing. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. A few foxspots else contents clean.

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MOONLIGHT & FAIRYLAND
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Pauline Martin.
Stock no. 2129797
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards with gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. Full-page colour plates throughout. 128 pages. 10 x 7". A timeless collection of stories dating from 1894. ISBN: 0224014161. Wrapper is price-cut with a few small nicks.

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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. 1317441
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 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. Damp staining to lower edges, also affectings some page and plate margins. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents. Faint musty smell 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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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, faint damp stains to lower edges. 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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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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A CLEAN SWEEP THE TALE OF A CAT AND A BROOMSTICK
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by May Smith.
Stock no. 1805081
Published by Basil Blackwell. Circa 1933. Very good condition.

Paper boards, blue title to front with pictorial onlay of old lady with a cat on her back and young girl on a broomstick. 2 b/w illustrations. 32 pages. Boards slightly marked, spine browned. Prize-plate to front endpaper. A few margin marks.

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PRINCESS BADOURA
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 385631
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

A tale from the Arabian Nights. Original white decorated cloth. Top edge blue. Blue endpapers. 10 beautiful tipped-in plates with paper guards. 113 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine very lightly browned and rear cover just a tiny bit scuffed. Light damage to front endpapers from removal of bookplate and small pencil erasure mark. Front joint cracked. Light foxing to endpapers, tissue-guards and outer page edges. Some hinges pulled. A nice copy.

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