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Arabian Nights The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Night 17 Volume Set Burton
The Burton Club For Private Subscribers Only, 1903. TITLE: The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Night (A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments) AUTHOR: Anonymous TRANSLATOR: Sir Richard F. Burton (1821-1890) PUBLISHER: The Burton Club For Private Subscribers Only DATE: Circa 1903 DESCRIPTION: Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only, Limited edition, numbered 649 of 1,000 numbered sets. Teheran Edition. Complete seventeen volume set. Hardcovers, original light grey green cloth boards with printed paper spine labels, gilt top edges, ragged front and bottom edges. Books feature black and white gravure illustrations on parchment (with tissue guards) by French and English artists, including Lethford, Lalauze andd others. Includes ten volumes of the Arabian Nights and seven volumes of the Supplemental Nights. (Supplemental Nights is in six parts bound into seven volumes.) The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, subtitled A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, is a celebrated English language translation of One Thousand And One Nights (the "Arabian Nights") - 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 (1821-1890). 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. . . (wikipedia.org) Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton was an … [Click Below for Full Description]
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