• The Illustrated Arabian Nights - By Caspar Emerson and Leon D'emo
  • The Illustrated Arabian Nights - By Caspar Emerson and Leon D'emo
  • The Illustrated Arabian Nights - By Caspar Emerson and Leon D'emo
  • The Illustrated Arabian Nights - By Caspar Emerson and Leon D'emo
  • The Illustrated Arabian Nights - By Caspar Emerson and Leon D'emo
  • The Illustrated Arabian Nights - By Caspar Emerson and Leon D'emo
  • The Illustrated Arabian Nights - By Caspar Emerson and Leon D'emo
  • The Illustrated Arabian Nights - By Caspar Emerson and Leon D'emo

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The Illustrated Arabian Nights – By Caspar Emerson and Leon D’emo

This illustrated Arabian Nights is a 1910 English-language translation of One Thousand and One Nights. A collection of South Asian and Middle Eastern folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. It was anthologised over hundreds of years by a variety of scholars, authors, and translators across Asia and North Africa, with the stories having roots in medieval Persian, Arabic, Mesopotamian, Jewish, Indian, and Egyptian folklore. Fantastically illustrated by Caspar Emerson and Leon

Edited by Anna Tweed and fantastically illustrated by Caspar Emerson and Leon D’emo, this classic collection is not to be missed by lovers and collectors of folklore. Caspar Hjalmar Emerson, Jr. (1878 – 1948) was a Norwegian-born American artist and illustrator.

The stories include: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp”, “The Enchanted Horse”, “The Story of the Merchant and the Genius”, “The Little Hunchback”, “Story of the Blind Baba-Abdalla”, “The Story of Ali Cogia, Merchant of Bagdad”, “The Story of the Vizir who was Punished”, “The Story of the Husband and the Parrot”, “The Story of King Shahriar and Sheherazade”, and many more.

 


With works such as The Illustrated Arabian Nights, Pook Press celebrates the great Golden Age of Illustration in children’s literature – a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration from the 1880s to the 1930s.
Our collection showcases classic fairy tales, children’s stories, and the work of some of the most celebrated artists, illustrators and authors.
We publish rare and vintage Golden Age illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.
On this website, you can find out about some of our best-selling authors, illustrators, and stories. We also have a full bookshop, an introduction to the Golden Age of Illustration, and a history of the fairy tale itself.

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