The forty thieves, or, Ali Baba and Morgiana.
Bibliographic Citation:
The forty thieves, or, Ali Baba and Morgiana. Edinburgh : James Clarke and Co., [between 1824 and 1844]
Alternative Title:
Ali Baba and Morgiana
Ali Baba, or The forty thieves
James Clarke and Co., [between 1824 and 1844]
  • Cover title.
  • Undated. Date range from trading dates of James Clarke and Co., cf. National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index WWW site.
  • First and last leaves pasted down to wrappers.
  • At head of wrapper: "16."
  • First sentence: "In a town of Persia lived two brothers, sons of a poor man; one named Cassim, the other Ali Baba."
  • Includes 1 woodcut.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: bound with The house that Jack built. Edinburgh: James Clarke and Co.,[between 1824 and 1844]. Bound together subsequent to publication with 9 other chapbooks, with binder's spine title: Chap books. Yellow pictorial paper wrappers.
Physical Description: and white, 11 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Legendary Romances, Fairy Stories and Folk Tales in Prose
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