DULAC, Edmund. Arabische Nächte. Erzählungen aus Tausend und Eine Nacht. Mit 50 farbigen Bildern von Edmund Dulac. Weimar, Gustav Kiepenheuer. [N.d.](1913).
LIMITED EDITION, FIRST GERMAN EDITION. (240 x 190 mm) pp. 346 . With 50 mounted color illustrations— all present. Fly leaves are brilliant antiqued gold, binding is white parchment with the title in gold and subtitles in blue and purple with pink accenting; censer motif in bottom right. Two clasps with plastic-imitating-ivory pins (n.b. one pin missing); what appears to be staining on the cover is due to the preparation of the parchment. Includes the original box (in poor condition). Book itself in FINE CONDITION.
From the German: “This edition of “The Arabian Nights” was realeased in 800 numbered examples. Numbers 101-800 were printed on Japanese handmade paper from the Hofdruckerei [Royal Printer], Buchdruckerei [Book Printer], and Steindruckerei [“Stone” Printer] of Dietsch and Brüchner in Weinmar and was bound in real parchment by the firm L. Siefe & Co in Leipzig. This example carries the number 520.”
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