The Arabian Nights .

By: Rouse W. H. D. (Edited and with An Introduction by)

Price: £75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In attractive grey-blue pictorial cloth boards. Titling in gilt to the spine, with decorations (lightly rubbed) and a large decorative bright gilt title and colour illustration to the front board. Boards lightly bumped/rubbed to the head/tail of the spine and corners, and a small neat repair to the top rear inner edge of the spine, - but all negligible. Overall covers are VG. No dust-jacket. ALL fore-edges Gilt. NO Date but c. Turn of the Century, probably 1900 to 1910. (1907 according to one bibliography) . A Selection of 8 tales including Sinbad, Ali Baba, Aladdin, & Princess Badoura, etc, taken and edited by W. H. D. Rouse from "One Thousand and One Nights/The Arabian Nights Entertainment", and with 'new' illustrations by Walter Paget. Attractive 'Art Nouveau' design endpapers. No Inscriptions or major marks, just the odd light thumbing, scattered smudge or similar, and the bottom corners of the Introduction are lightly creased. The rest of the book is FINE. 328 pages. With 6 full page chromolithographs and full page and smaller b/w Illustrations throughout by Paget. All text and b/w illustrations printed on quality shiny paper. Printed in Bavaria. Nister specialised in high quality colour printing, mainly for children in the last quarter of the 19th century. Also for an American audience through the publisher E. P. Dutton & Co. The printing was mainly done in Germany, taking advantage of their high-quality chromolithographic printing processes. Overall an excellent condition, handsome copy, clean, tight and bright. See Images ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: The Arabian Nights .

Author Name: Rouse W. H. D. (Edited and with An Introduction by)

Illustrator: Illustrated by Walter Paget

Categories: Boys/Girl's Stories Annuals, Theatre. Film. Plays. Performing Arts, Bindings, Illustrated, Childrens. Juvenile, Folk-Lore. Myth. Legend, Latin/Greek/Classics,

Edition: Presumed 1st Thus (In This Edition)

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 119851

Keywords: The Arabian Nights . W. H.D. Rouse (edited And With An Introduction By) Illustrated By Walter Paget. With 6 Full Page Chromolithographs And Full Page And Smaller B/w Illustrations Throughout By Paget. All Printed On Quality Shiny Paper. All Printed On Quality Shiny Paper. Printed In Bavaria. Nister Specialised In High Quality Colour Printing, Mainly For Children In The Last Quarter Of The 19th Century. Also For An American Audience Through The Publisher E. P. Dutton & Co. The Printing Was Mainly Done In Germany, Taking Advantage Of Their High-quality Chromolithographic Printing Processes. A Selection Of 8 Tales Including Sinbad, Ali Baba, Aladdin, & Princess Badoura, Etc, Taken And Edited By W. H. D. Rouse From "one Thousand And One Nights/the Arabian Nights Entertainment