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Kay Nielsen: Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

and Other Stories from Red Magic

Red Magic, published in 1930, is the last book illustrated by Kay Nielsen. The illustrations consist of 58 paintings and drawings, nine in full color. Of the 58 illustrations, eighteen of Nielsen's illustration accompany the story of Aladdin. Adaddin is part of the Arabian Nights, or The Thousand and One Nights, wherein Scheherazade tells the Sultan a tale each night.

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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

Aren't you the son of Mustapha the Tailor?

Aladdin, aren't you the son of Mustapha the Tailor?

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Aladdin Magnificently Dressed in New Clothes

Aladdin, magnificently dressed in new clothes

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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He Took the Lighted Lamp from the Niche

He took the lighted lamp from the niche

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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A huge and hideous genie appeared

A huge and hideous genie appeared

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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He was on the point of pursuing the lad

He was on the point of pursuing the lad

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, Her Charm and Beauty had penetrated his Heart

Her Charm and Beauty had penetrated his Heart

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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She knelt once more, and proffered it to the sultan

She knelt and proffered it to the Sultan

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The Genie and the Princess Badroulboudour

The Genie and the Princess

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Aladdin Mounted His Horse

Aladdin Mounted His Horse

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The princess walked along the velvet carpet

The princess walked along the velvet carpet

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, The Crystal Ball

The Crystal Ball

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The princess was ignorant of the value of the lamp

She knew nothing of the value of the lamp

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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He brandished his sword three times

He brandished his sword three times

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Hitherto he visited me each day

Hitherto he visited me each day

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Transport this palace immediately to China!

Transport this palace immediately to China!

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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He discovered Fatima asleep on a sofa

He discovered Fatima asleep on a sofa

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, The Genie Roared

The Genie Roared

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Aladdin, The End

Aladdin: The End

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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