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    Beautiful Edmund Dulac Illustrations

    Edmund Dulac [illustrator]. Four Beautifully Illustrated Books, including: [William Shakespeare]. Shakespeare's Comedy of the Tempest. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1908]. First trade edition. Quarto. 144 pages. With forty tipped-in color illustrations by Edmund Dulac behind captioned tissue guards. Original blue cloth with titles and decoration stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Shelf wear to the boards at corners and spine ends. A very good copy. [and:] Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales From the Old French. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]. First trade edition. Quarto. 129 pages. With thirty tipped-in illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Original red cloth simulating morocco with lavish gilt decoration and titles. Light scuffing to corners and boards. Two creases at the bottom corner of plate 112, otherwise a near fine copy. [and:] Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [circa 1909]. Quarto. Unpaginated. Quatrains printed on rectos only with decorative border, twenty tipped-in color plates with tissue guards. Original buff cloth with ornate gilt decoration and lettering. Spine slightly sunned. Light shelf wear and soiling. Decorative endpapers. Front hinge slightly loose. Very good condition. [and:] Stories From the Arabian Nights Retold by Laurence Housman. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907. First edition. Quarto. 133 pages. With fifty tipped-in color illustrations by Edmund Dulac behind captioned tissue guards, bound in back. Original brown cloth with decoration and lettering stamped in gilt. Light shelf wear. Light foxing on the preliminary pages. Front hinge starting. Very good condition.

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