Item #65751 Princess Badoura. A Tale from the Arabian Nights, Retold by Laurence Housman, illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Laurence HOUSMAN, Edmund DULAC.
Princess Badoura. A Tale from the Arabian Nights, Retold by Laurence Housman, illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Princess Badoura. A Tale from the Arabian Nights, Retold by Laurence Housman, illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Princess Badoura. A Tale from the Arabian Nights, Retold by Laurence Housman, illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Princess Badoura. A Tale from the Arabian Nights, Retold by Laurence Housman, illustrated by Edmund Dulac.

Princess Badoura. A Tale from the Arabian Nights, Retold by Laurence Housman, illustrated by Edmund Dulac.

London: Hodder and Stoughton, no date [1913]. [Illustrated Folk Tales] FIRST DULAC EDITION, SIGNED LIMITED ISSUE. Quarto (29 x 23cm), pp.[8] 113 [3]. With 10 mounted colour plates by Dulac, including a frontispiece, each with a captioned tissue guard. Publisher's white cloth with elaborate pale blue and gilt decoration to upper and spine, decorated framed margins to text block, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Printed notice for Dulac watercolour exhibition tucked in (Leicester Square Galleries, London, Nov.15th-24th Dec. 1913). Contents very clean, loose flyer a little spotted, binding tight and square, spine gently toned. A crisp, near fine copy. A special presentation of a single story from the vast 'Thousand Nights and a Night' corpus of Middle Eastern folk tales. Copy number 429 of 750, signed by Edmund Dulac. Item #65751

Price: £975.00

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