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A 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.

Stock Code 109535

London, [Smithers and Nichols for] The Grolier Society, 1902-1904.

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One of 50 copies. One of 50 edition de luxe sets finely bound in red morocco, housed in the original custom made cabinet, the glazed doors with pierced metalwork panels in Arabic reading 'One Thousand and One Nights'. These sets were issued at the substantial price of 60 guineas each.

Edition de luxe, number 31 of 50 copies; 12 vols; chromolithograph titles in black, red and gold, 71 photogravures after Albert Letchford and 21 etchings by Lalauze, each in 2 states (printed on Japan and India proof paper, with printed tissue guards), partially unopened, a few leaves loose in volumes 1, 2, 3, 11 and 12; contemporary full red morocco gilt, t.e.g., held in the original custom-made mahogany cabinet with glazed and pierced metal front, lacks key.

[Penzer, p.10]
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A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments,

BURTON, Richard Francis (translator).

Stock code: 109535

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