Dalziels' Illustrated Arabian Nights' Entertainments
Henry William Dulcken (British, 1832–1894)
Arthur Boyd Houghton (British, Madras, India 1836–1875 London)
John Dawson Watson (British, Sedbergh, Yorkshire 1832–1892 Conwy, Wales)
Sir John Tenniel (British, London 1820–1914 London)
Thomas Dalziel (British, Wooler, Northumberland 1823–1906 Herne Bay, Kent)
Thomas Morten (British, Uxbridge 1836–1866 London)
George John Pinwell (British, London 1842–1875 London)
Sir John Everett Millais (British, Southampton 1829–1896 London)
Edward Dalziel (British, Wooler, Northumberland 1817–1905 London)
Dalziel Brothers (British, active 1839–1893)
Ward, Lock & Tyler (London)
Camden Press (British, London)
Illustrations: wood engraving
10 5/8 x 8 x 2 in. (27 x 20.3 x 5.1 cm)
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1979
Not on view
Frontispiece, illustrated title page, contents, list of illustrations, illustrated 1/2 title, pp. (2)-822 including over 200 illustrations and 1 leaf of advertisements. Bound in boards covered with blue cloth; decorative border and title stamped and embossed on front cover with gold, red and black decoration; border blind-stamped on back cover; title embossed on spine with gilt decoration. Gilt page edges.
Inscription: inside front cover : Diu Sixties 3/102 in graphite
Lincoln Kirstein; Donor: Lincoln Kirstein (American)
William James Linton The History of Wood Engraving in America. London, 1882, pp. 8, 28, 76, 161, 170, 195, 215, 251, 253.
Laurence Housman Arthur Boyd Houghton: A Selection from His Work in Black and White, Printed for the Most Part from the Original Woodblocks. London, 1896, cat. no. 1, p. 30.
Gleeson White English illustration: "the sixties": 1855-70. Archibald Constable & Co., London, 1903, p. 122.
Martin Hardie, Victoria and Albert Museum , Dept. of Engraving, Illustration and Design Catalogue of Modern Wood Engravings. London, 1919, pp. 197-198 (Houghton), pp. 359 (Tenniel).
Paul Goldman Beyond Decoration: The Illustrations of John Everett Millais. London, 2005, Millais: Book Illustrations, 29 (i-ii): Zobeidè discovers the young man reading from the Koran" and "Aminè and the Lady", pp. 14, 23, 45, 164-5, ill.