Classic - Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine is worn with hinge having been glued at some point and a green marker used to try to match boards. Boards show rubbing and some spotting. On title page was evidently someone's name that they tried to erase causing a hole - then they used black marker to cover up. Interior is discolored from age but tight with just faint beginning of foxing. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Arabian Nights Entertainments - A New ...
Publisher: Claxton, Remsen, & Haffelfinger
Publication Date: 1880
Book Condition: Good -
Book Description Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, Philadelphia, 1869. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Thus. A collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age (8th -13th centuries) by the British explorer and Arabist Richard Francis Burton. It stood as the only complete translation of the Macnaghten or Calcutta II edition (Egyptian recension) of the "Arabian Nights" until the Malcolm C. and Ursula Lyons translation in 2008. Text: English. Green cloth with gilt spine titles. Head of spine frayed, corners rubbed, front gutter cracked (see photo), binding remains sound, text clean. An elusive rare edition of this timeless classic. Rare Edition. Seller Inventory # 18690830