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Translated by Sir Richard Burton
The Arabian Nights Entertainments 4 Vols. Limited Editions Club 1954 #279 w/Lt
Limited Edition 1954 #279. Condition: Very Good. Considering their age, these Books are in Very Good to Near Fine condition with very minor scuffing, no bookplates or labels, protected with an acetate polymer jacket. (see photos), The Slipcases are in Very Good condition with minor scuffing (shelf wear) (see photos). The Arabian Nights Entertainments 4 Volumes in 2 Slipcases (see photos) The First Volume and the Notes for the First Volume (2 separate Books): Containing One through Thirty-Six Entertainments The Second Volume and the Notes for the Second Volume (2 separate Books): Containing the Thirty-Seventh through Sixty-Fifth Entertainments Containing: Sixty-Five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from an execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness; and containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the Eastern Nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published Because: The text is one which Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own; The definitive and all-inclusive Translated by Sir Richard Burton with the additions of the notes upon the text prepared by those scholars who had previously translated the text into English from the Arabic, notably Henry Torren & Edward Lane & John Payne The Illustration is the final work and paintings by a great miniaturist Arthur Szyk The Limited Editions Club, England, 1954 Member number 279 of 1,500 produced w/Combined Monthly Letters, number 260 & 261, March & April 1955, is also included (see photos) The Limited Editions Club wa … [Click Below for Full Description]
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