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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves by Anonymous - First - 1950 - from HuckFinn Collections and Biblio.co.uk

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves : A Peepshow Book

by Anonymous

Condition: Very Good/None


Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1950. 1st Edition. Used. VG. Hardcover is in very good condition. Binding has held up well. Spine straight. Construction is intact and strong. Pictorial paper over board. Edges show wear. There are two tiny tears in the first vignette; a black mark and shallow scratch on rear board.

The book opens to reveal different dioramas which tell the story of Ali Baba.
Makes a star when open 360º. String closure. No dust jacket issued. One of the Peepshow Books. This is a rare find for any book collector.

  • Bookseller: HuckFinn Collections US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 394893308
  • Title: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  • Author: Anonymous
  • Illustrator:Ionicus
  • Format/binding:Hard cover, sturdy.
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: None
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1950
  • Keywords: Peepshow book, Ali Baba, picture book, paper art
  • Bookseller catalogs: Very Particular Picturebooks;


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