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THE BODY-SNATCHER AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2131811
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Black cloth with gilt titles to spine and pictorial front board. Colour illustrations. Introduced by Claire Harman. Light bumping to spine. A couple of corners worn. Some slight uneven wear/fading to covers. Contents are still fine. Slip case is very good - but has some scuff marks.

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ALADDIN AND HIS LAMP
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131095
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small format (3.5 x 3"). Pictorial cardwraps. 30 pages. B/w illustrations. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES
Written by Walter Mcvitty. Illustrated by Margaret Early.
Stock no. 2130703
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format, green boards with gilt titles. Striking colour illustrations. ISBN: 0521373581. Wrapper spine is faded.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS: THEIR BEST-KNOWN TALES
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin; Nora A. Smith. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Stock no. 1816549
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1930. Good condition.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine and large pictorial onlay to front. Pictorial endpapers. 9 colour plates. xii and 339 pages. Boards a little marked & rubbed at corners. Rear spine edge starting to split. '19 Nov 1953' rubber stamped in ink to front endpaper. Name & class in ink to first blank page. Foxing throughout and a general grubby appearance of contents. All plates present. Last few pages of book were untrimmed and have been opened carelessly with loss to vertical margins (text not affected).

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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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TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127181
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1941. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth with black titles and pictorial onlay of a scene in Aladdin to front. Pictorial endpapers. 48 colour plates. Stories included are: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; Sinbad the Sailor; Aladdin: or the Wonderful Lamp; The Sleeper Awakened; The Enchanted Horse; and The Talkative Barber. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Large inscription to verso of frontis. Pencil and pencil colour inscription to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a large piece of loss to bottom edge of front panel; other smaller pieces of loss to corners. Wrapper is also creased and worn. Numbers written in colour to front flap. 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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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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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1505115
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. 24 colour plates. The Sunshine Series. Top of spine bumped. Slight wear to corners. Front endpaper is MISSING. Browning to rear endpapers and half-title page. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Heavy foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a few small tears. Area of loss from rear edge of spine, tape stuck over loss on verso. Slightly grubby.

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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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SINDBAD THE SAILOR AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1314121
Published by Weathervane Books. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth cover, with gilt title to cover and spine. Colour frontis piece. Many full page colour prints. Decorations to all text. Unpaginated. 11 x 9". Some slight browning to cover edges. Light musty smell (cigarettes?) to contents and a light damp stain affecting top page corner tips of some pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small chips/tears but no loss.

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THE HISTORY OF SINDBAD, THE SAILOR
No author listed.
Stock no. 1314046
Published by Desmond Fizgerald, Inc. 1911. Very good condition.

Containing an account of his seven surprising adventures. A facsimile edition of 1819 edition published by Lumsden & Son. Small format (6.5 x 5"). Beige paper boards, white title label to front cover. 50 pages. B/w illustrations. 50 pages, edges untrimmed. Spine bumped. A couple of light splash marks to covers. A small inkspot affects top margins of a couple of pages. Some pages uncut from binding process.

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