The Arabian Nights illustrated and signed by Edward J. Detmold (1883-1957)
Limited edition to 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). Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page.
Original vellum illustrated boards with bright gilt images. Boards are slightly bowed. There are scratches and soiling on the boards. Rubbed gilt on the spine. Wear to the upper top corner of the board. 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 titled tissue guards. Contents are clean throughout. Embossed library stamp on the rear end page. 8 x 11″ 240 printed pages.
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