Splendid edition of the Thousand and One Nights illustrated by Kees VAN DONGEN with 80 vividly colored watercolors inset engraved in color on wood.
Surely the most beautiful of the illustrated editions of the Thousand and One Nights of the 20th century.
Copy established under three very beautiful polychrome cardboards of the editor, according to the model of Paul Bonet. Rodhoids and cases preserved.
One of 13,500 copies numbered from 1 to 13,500 on Plumex vellum for the text and offset vellum for the illustrations Papers specially manufactured by Papeteries Téka. (#8724)
Literal and complete translation by J. C. MARDRUS
Very nice series, complete. Bindings in very good condition, tiny tear in the rhodoïd at the top cover. of volume 3. Fresh and clean interiors. slight friction at the corners of the cases. Very nice copy.
Literal and complete translation by J.C. MARDRUS. Edition illustrated with eighty watercolors by VON DONGEN.
The Book of One Thousand and One Nights (3 volumes)
Paris, Fasquelle - NRF - Gallimard, 1955.
Complete in 3 volumes of 839, 867 and 833 pages.
Small in-4 (18 x 22.5 cm)
Subject: Superb Van Dongen Mille Nuits Mardrus Cardboard Bonet Curiosa 3 vol. 1955