The Arabian Nights illustrated and signed by Edward J. Detmold (1883-1957)
A rare edition limited to only 100 publications and signed by the artist. The Arabian Nights contains twelve colour tipped in plates of the Victorian artist, Edward Detmold. His works include popular illustrations of The Jungle Book (1908),and Aesops Fables (1909). This copy is in a very good condition.
Original vellum illustrated covers with bright gilt images. Boards are slightly bowed. There are scratches on the rear cover and some soiling of the covers. Rubbed gilt on the spine.Wear to the upper top corner of the cover. Bright gilt top edge with other page edges being uncut. Marked spotting on the end papers with occasional spotting throughout the book. The illustrations are protected by a titled tissue guard and all remain in very good condition. The pages are clean throughout. Embossed library stamp on the rear end page. 8 x 11″ 240 printed pages.