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Oriental Tales

Published by Printed for Subscribers Only, London, 1901
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Complete 15-volume set. Small 4to. Brown cloth with paper spine labels. xii, 395pp; 372pp; viii, 371pp; viii, 378pp; vii, 346pp; viii, 364pp; 335pp; viii, 355pp; 392pp; viii, 303pp; vii, 301pp; viii, 301pp; xxxi, 250pp; xxi, 297pp; vii, 297pp. Top edges gilt. Frontispieces, numerous illustrations. Very good. Bit of wear to spine labels; ex-private club, the ONLY marking being the Union League Club of Chicago bookplate (each bearing a small inkstamped deaccession) on each front pastedown. The "Luristan Edition," limited to 500 numbered sets (this #273). A tight, handsome set. The first 9 volumes are devoted to "The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night" (edited by John Payne), volumes 10-12 to "Tales from the Arabic" (likewise edited by Payne), volume 13 to "Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp and Other Stories" (also Payne), volume 14 to "Persian Letters" (edited by Montesquieu) and volume 15 to "A Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour" and "Tartarian Tales" (edited by Leonard C. Smithers). A superb set of this significant edition, tight and quite handsome. Bookseller Inventory # 27143

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Title: Oriental Tales

Publisher: Printed for Subscribers Only, London

Publication Date: 1901

Binding: Hardcover

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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