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by Laurence Housman

Illustrated by Edmund Dulac

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.

Stock no. 1320890

Price: £38.00 £32.30.

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  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  • The Story of the Magic Mirror
  • Sinbad the Sailor
  • Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

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