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Edward Forster
1815 4vol The Arabian Nights Edward Forster Fourth Edition Illustrated
London: Click here to see our other books! The Arabian Nights Edward Forster 1815 William Miller : London 6.5" by 3.5" [7], vi-xlii, 370; [7], 396; [5], 387; [6], 486pp SUMMARY The fourth edition of Edward Forster's translation of the classic and influential 'Arabian Nights', illustrated throughout. Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 1.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 23.99 EU Postage: £ 18.99 European Postage: £ 19.99 Asia Postage: £ 31.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 32.99 DESCRIPTION The fourth edition of this work, being the fourth edition of Forster's translation. Complete in four volumes. 'Arabian Nights', or 'One Thousand and One Nights', is a collection of folk tales from the Middle East. It was collected over centuries, with the roots of the tales being traced from Greek, Indian, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Jewish folklore. The tales are being told by Scheherazade to the King Shahryar, in a bid to save her life. After discovering his wife was cheating on him, he killed her, and vowed to marry a new virgin every day, and then behead them the next. In this vein, he had killed one-thousand and one women before marrying Scheherazade. Scheherazade entices the King by telling him a story on their first night together, pausing halfway through as the sun came up. The King, being absorbed by the story, keeps Scheherazade alive, eager to hear more from her. Volume I illustrated with a frontispiece, and five plates. Volume II illustrated with a frontispiece, and five plates. Volume III illustrated with a frontispiece, and thre … [Click Below for Full Description]
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