Monthly Archives: July 2011

Shahrázád in Art, part 2

Shahrazad by the Dalziel brothers. Dulcken, H. W. Dalziels’ Illustrated Arabian Nights’ Entertainments. London: Ward, Lock, and Tyler. nd., pp.822. Illustration by J.D. Watson, engraving by Thomas Dalziel. The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments. London: George Routledge and Sons. 1895, pp.796. Engraving … Continue reading

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Publishers of The Arabian Nights, part I

The J.B. Lippincott publishing company was founded in 1836 in Pennsylvania.  In 1849 in acquired the Grigg, Elliot & Co. Grigg, Elliot was a large book distribution company.  With this acquisition, Lippincott became one of the largest publishers in the … Continue reading

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The Arabian Nights in Canada, part 2.

Aladdin ou La Lampe Merveilleuse, Extrait des Mille et une Nuits. Montreal: C.G. Beauchemin & Fils, n.d. pp. 109. This small volume (14 cm x 9 cm) was published around the turn of the twentieth century.  Library catalogues put the … Continue reading

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