THE QUEEN OF SHEBA. Translated into French from his own Arabic text by. Dr. J. C. Mardrus. The English version by E. Powys Mathers. [London]: The Casanova Society, n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-102  [104: blank], frontispiece, original marbled boards, front and spine panels stamped in white, all edges untrimmed. First edition in English. An Eastern folk tale, it's many variants collected, verified and amalgamated into a definitive Arabic text, then translated into French (1922) and into English (1924). Joseph Charles Victor Mardrus (1868-1949) is best known for his translation of the THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS from Arabic into French, which was published from 1898 to 1904. A fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with mild chipping at spine ends. (#167845).
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