1910 Scarce First Edition Illustrated by Brock & Lancelot Speed - THE ARABIAN NIGHTS' Entertainment.
Author: Translator, Edward William Lane. Editor, N.J Davidson. Illustrators, H.M. Brock & Lancelot Speed.
Title: The Arabian Nights' Entertainments. Translated from the Arabic by Edward William Lane. Edited for the young people by N.J. Davidson. With 12 illustrations by H.M. Brock & Lancelot Speed.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher : London, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, no date (circa 1910). First Edition Illustrated by Brock & Lancelot Speed.
Size : 8" X 5.5".
Pages : 446 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, blank endpapers professionally replaced by a previous owner - as shown, some light foxing - as shown).
Illustrated: Complete with the 12 beautiful illustrations by H.M. Brock & Lancelot Speed.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: A veritable treasure of tales, "The Arabian Nights' Entertainments" has enthralled generations with its mesmerizing stories of magic, adventure, and romance. This edition, translated by the venerable Edward William Lane and tailored for young readers by N.J. Davidson, promises a captivating journey into the heart of Arabian folklore. The tales come alive with the artistic flair of H.M. Brock and Lancelot Speed, whose illustrations breathe life into the narrative's enchanting characters and spellbinding locales.
The illustrators: "H.M. Brock (1875–1960): Henry Matthew Brock, a British illustrator, often collaborated with his brother, C.E. Brock. Renowned for his delightful illustrations for classics, H.M. Brock's artistry brings a unique charm to the tales, capturing their essence in evocative detail.
Lancelot Speed (1860-1931): An illustrator and film director, Speed is particularly noted for his contributions to adventure literature. His illustrations for ""The Arabian Nights"" meld seamlessly with those of Brock, together providing readers with a visually enchanting experience that complements the tales' allure."
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