London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
DULAC, Edmund (1865-1959, illustrator) -- Laurence HOUSMAN. Stories from the Arabian Nights, London: Hodder and Stoughton, November 1907. 4° (250 x 185mm). Mounted coloured frontispiece and 49 plates by Edmund Dulac. Original decorated cloth gilt (some fraying to upper joint, foot of spine and corners). Provenance: "Dearest with all my love [?]Veronica 1912" inscription on front free endpaper. Second trade edition.
With 11 other illustrated books including Grace James's Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales (London, 1910, coloured plates by Warwick Goble, original cloth), Laurence Hope's The Garden of Kama (London, October 1914, coloured plates by Byam Shaw, contemporary half morocco), Edmund Dulac's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (London, [n.d.], original cloth) and 2 later boxed "Story-Folk" toy-books. (12)
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