1897 Scarce First US Edition - Tartarian Tales - The Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour by Thomas Simon Gueulette.
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Author: Thomas Simon Gueulette.
Title: The Thousand and One Quarters Of An Hour (Tantarian Tales).
Publisher: New York, H. M. Caldwell Co., 1897. First US Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5" X 6".
Pages: viii-297 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown, spine lightly sunned - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, nice ex-libris of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with 6 beautiful etchings and photogravures.
The book: Thomas Simon Gueulette transports readers to the mystical realm of Tartary with his captivating tales. "The Thousand and One Quarters Of An Hour" draws inspiration from the classic "One Thousand and One Nights", but Gueulette crafts uniquely enchanting stories filled with wonder, intrigue, and exotic landscapes. This First US Edition is beautifully adorned with etchings and photogravures, bringing to life the tales that await within its pages.
The author: Thomas-Simon Gueullette (2 June 1683 – 2 December 1766) was a French lawyer, playwright, scholar and man of letters, who also wrote fairy tales and works on the theatre itself.
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