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From the Eastern folk tales that make up the vast collection known as THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS certain stories - of Aladdin, Sindbad and Ali Baba - have become everlasting favourites with children and a magical ingredient of Christmas pantomine. First introduced to Europe in the early eighteenth century by the French orientalist, Antione Galland, who translated and bowdlerized the stories to suit contemporary taste, this edition presents the fourteen best-known tales selected from an English text of 1821. The illustrations are reproduced from a larger collection in 1899. William Heath Robinson then at the start of his career, was commissioned with four others and his drawings (much the best) reveal a gentle, romantic charm that has been forgotten in the success of his later, purely comic work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857159127
ISBN-10: 1857159128
Format: Hardback
(211mm x 164mm x 23mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publisher: Everyman
Publish Date: 6-May-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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