1890 Scarce illustrated French Book ~ Sinbad the Sailor - Sindbad le Marin - Conte Arabe
Author : Anonymous
Title : SINDBAD le MARIN. Conte arabe illustré de 55 dessins par Maurice RAY.
Publisher : Paris, Librairie de Théodore Lefèvre et Cie, Emile Guérin, no date (circa 1890's). First thus.
Language : Text in French
Size : 9 "X 6 "
Pages : 192 pages
Binding : Very good and very attractive gilt illustrated hardcover binding (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, some light foxing and staining - as shown, endpaper hinges slightly worn but still tight).
Illustrations : Complete with all the full page and intext illustrations by Maurice Ray.
The book : Scarce and attractive illustrated french edition of Sinbad the Sailor. Sinbad (or Sindbad) is a fictional mariner and the hero of a story-cycle of Middle Eastern origin. He is described as hailing from Baghdad during the early Abbasid Caliphate (8th and 9th centuries CE). In the course of seven voyages throughout the seas east of Africa and south of Asia, he has fantastic adventures in magical realms, encountering monsters and witnessing supernatural phenomena.
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1890 Scarce illustrated French Book ~ Sinbad the Sailor - Sindbad le Marin - Conte Arabe Price List