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Dalziels' Illustrated Arabian Nights' Entertainments

Illustrated by Thomas Dalziel (English, 1823–1906), Illustrated by Edward Dalziel (1817–1905), Illustrated by John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Illustrated by George John Pinwell (English, 1842–1875), Illustrated by John Dawson Watson (English, 1832–1892), Illustrated by John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Illustrated by Thomas Morten (English, 1836–1866), Engraved by Dalziel Brothers (English, active 1839–93), Publisher Ward, Lock, and Co. (19th century)

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, Illustrator and Book in England, 151


Overall (each vol.): 28.1 x 20.5 x 3 cm (11 1/16 x 8 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 214 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: Ward and Lock, 1865) Quarto, two vols.; [v. 1] [4 ll.] 400 pp., plus publisher’s advertisement; [v. 2] xii, 422 pp., plus advertisement; original publisher’s gilt-stamped pictorial red cloth binding (Leighton and Hodge).

Literary illustrations.

London: Ward and Lock, 1865


Pickering and Chatto, London, from whom purchased by MFA, June 29, 1914.

Credit Line

Museum purchase