By Andrew Lang [ed.]
London   Longmans, Green and Co
8" by 5.5" xvi [1], 2-424pp
A particularly lovely later impression of Andrew Lang's edition of the 'Arabian Nights', beautifully illustrated throughout by H. J. Ford.
By Andrew Lang [ed.]

1936 The Arabian Nights Entertainments

London   Longmans, Green and Co
8" by 5.5" xvi [1], 2-424pp
A particularly lovely later impression of Andrew Lang's edition of the 'Arabian Nights', beautifully illustrated throughout by H. J. Ford.
£145.00
: 1kgs / : 811F18

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Description

Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The 1936 'New Impression' of Andrew Lang's edition of the 'Arabian Nights', first published in 1898.

Noted Scottish poet and literary critic Andrew Lang was best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales, and his many 'Fairy' books.

Illustrated by H. J. Ford, with a frontispiece, vignette illustrations, and thirty-two further plates. Collated, complete.

The Arabian Nights, a collection of Middle Eastern folk tales originally compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age was collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, South Asia and North Africa with the tales themselves tracing back to ancient folklore.

With the former owner's stamp of G. H. Firrell to the head of the front free endpaper.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, exceptionally bright. Bumping to back strip head, with a touch of shelf wear to back strip tail. Former owner's stamp to head of front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright.

Near Fine

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