THE QUEEN OF SHEBA. Translated into French from his own Arabic text by. Dr. J. C. Mardrus. The English version by E. Powys Mathers. Joseph Charles Victor Mardrus.

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. [1924]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-102 [103] [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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