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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 40 tipped-in color illustrations under captioned tissue sheets by Edmund Dulac. Original blue cloth with titles in decoration stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Shelf wear to the boards at the 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 30 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, 20 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. [and] Stories From the Arabian Nights Retold by Laurence Housman. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907. First edition. Quarto. 133 pages. With 50 tipped-in color illustrations under captioned tissue sheets by Edmund Dulac 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.

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