PLAIN AND LITERAL TRANSLATION OF THE ARABIAN NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTS, NOW ENTITLED THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT With Introduction Explanatory Notes On The Manners And Customs Of Moslem Men And A Terminal Essay Upon The History Of THE NIGHTS.

Burton Richard F., translator

Published by np Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only nd
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17 volumes incorporating 10 volumes of the Arabian Nights and with 7 volumes of the Supplemental Nights. "Bassorah" Edition, First thus, limited to 1000 sets only. Profusely illustrated with over 100 fine plates printed on Japon Vellum. Tall 8vo, original three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, the spines with raised bands, decorated in the compartments with central floral ornaments tooled in gilt, two panels gilt lettered and ruled. Internally very clean, handsome and well preserved, fresh and bright. Some old staining from damp to the spines of a number of volumes. One of the best of all the Burton Club editions of the Arabian Nights. This set bound handsomely and issued in limited number. The set includes a vast number of illustrations including those of the original illustrators to the Nights as well as extra illustrations which had not appeared in the English editions. While Burton Club editions are plentiful in cloth binding and later issue, these early printings issued in limited number and fine bindings are not at all prevelant on the market. Bookseller Inventory # 27349

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Title: PLAIN AND LITERAL TRANSLATION OF THE ARABIAN...

Publisher: np Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only nd

Binding: Hardcover

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