Ali Baba and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights.
Nottingham: Hodder and Stoughton for Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd., 1923. 8vo, 4to, 319,  pp. Twenty color plates, including frontispiece mounted on cream paper with captions printed below. Original rust cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt and black with four thin black lines forming border at outer edge of front cover, spine lettered in gilt with Boots symbol in gilt at bottom, plain cream end-papers. Endpapers and front matter lightly foxed, dustjacket slightly faded with minimal edgewear but no loss now properly conserved, very good. Cheaper Boots trade edition. An interesting early 'compilation' edition containing twenty Dulac color plates including fourteen from The Arabian Nights, two from Princess Badoura, and four from Sindbad the Sailor. Hughey 16y.
(Item Id: 108711)