The Arabian Nights And A Night. F. Richard Burton.

The Arabian Nights And A Night

London: Privately Printed, 1900s.

Leather_bound. Seventeen volumes. Octavo. A plainand literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments now entituled the book of the ARABIAN NIGHTS THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. THE SUPPLEMENTAL NIGHTS. With introduction explanatory notes on the manners and custom of moslem men and a terminal essay uponthe history of the night. The Teheran Edition is limited to one thousand numbered set which this is number 327, printed by the Burton Club Title for private subcribers only (John Frederick Steinhaeuser), title pages red and black text, illustrated frontipiece to each volumes with tissue guard.

Bound in three quarter dark green morocco with canvas green boards, spine gilt in to five compartments between raised banding second and fourth compartments of red inlaid of the quarter moon and star with mosaic floral gilt decorations, gilt titles, top edge gilt, green marbled endpaper, A Handsome set. Fine. Item #776

Price: $5,500.00

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