Stewart, Tabori & Chang. New York. 1985. First edition. Deluxe edition with slipcase. Hardback, quarto; blue cloth-bound boards with gilt star decoration to boards and title to spine, dust jacket, slipcase in matching blue cloth with gilt glitter and star decoration. 144 pages. Illustrated throughout with colour illustrations and line drawings. English. 310 x 240mm. 1.7kg. 9780941434737. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket and slipcase.
Antonio Lopez brings his unique style of illustration to the classic tales of One Thousand and One Nights. The book includes thirteen tales adapted from the translation by Sir Richard Burton with each story exuberantly illustrated with colour and line drawings. Lopez brings Scheherazade into the 1980s, with an emphasis in the illustrations on bright and colourful fashions, accessories, hair and make-up. A deluxe copy with a limited issue slipcase with gold glitter and star decoration.