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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JOHN O'LONDON'S CHILDREN'S LIBRARY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1313914
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Four volumes: Tales From the Arabian Nights; The Knights of the Round Table; Tales of Ancient Greece; Tales of Robin Hood. Each edited by Enid Blyton. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Those in "Knights" illustrated by Robinson. Each volume has red covers with black titles. Slight bumping to spine and a little rubbing to cover edges. Colouring to the b/w illustrations. Dustwrappers are edge worn with slight loss to top and tail of spine of "Knights", tears to "Arabian Nights" but generally bright and clean. Contained in a slipcase (custom made?) which is slightly worn.
Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. 8 colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations. 39 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers browned. Contents clean. A nice copy.
Select Tales. Not Included by Galland or Lane. Translated by W.F. Kirby. Dark yellow cloth with decorations of cherubs pulling ropes. B/w plates. Spine and corners are bumped and worn with a little chipping. Some browning to cover edges. A few hinges are pulled.
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.