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The Adventure of Hunch-Back, and the Stories Connected With It,

(from the Arabian Nights Entertainments).

Stock Code 107289

London, Printed for William Daniell by Thomas Davison, 1814

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Large paper copy of The Adventure of Hunch-Back, illustrated with 17 engraved plates by William Daniell after paintings by Robert Smirke.

The plates show the following episodes (as described in their engraved captions): Hunch-Back & The Tailor; The Supper; The Jewish Physician; The Purveyor; The Christian Merchant; From The Merchants Story; From The Purveyors Story; From The Physicians Story; From The Tailors Story; The Officious Barber; Bacbouc, The Barbers First Brother; Bacbarah, The Barbers Second Brother; Backbac, The Barbers Third Brother; Alcouz, The Barbers Fourth Brother; Alnaschar, The Barbers Fifth Brother; Schacabac, The Barbers Sixth Brother; The Recovery Of Hunchback.

First edition thus; large paper copy, folio, (43 x 33 cm); frontispiece and 16 engraved plates on India paper by William Daniell after Robert Smirke, light foxing throughout; contemporary maroon morocco, richly gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt, corners slightly rubbed, a very good copy; [2], 99, [1] pp.

Sutton 51.
Provenance

Provenance: The renowned book collector, Charles William Dyson Perrins (1864-1968) (bookplate to front pastedown).

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The Adventure of Hunch-Back, and the Stories Connected With It,

DANIELL, William (engraver).

Stock code: 107289

$1,621.00

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