Lot 70 of 613:
Lane's Translation of 1001 Knights finely bound  

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$300 - $500

Title:
The Thousand and One Nights, Commonly Called, in England, The Arabian Nights' Entertainments

Author:
Lane, Edward William, translator

Place:
London

Publisher:
Charles Knight

Date:
1840-1841

Description:

3 volumes. With engraved illustrations throughout the text; plus additional pictorially engraved title pages, by William Harvey. (Large 8vo) 25x15.5 cm (9¾x6"), later blue three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt.

An attractive reprinting of this popular translation, censored with the usual 19th-century view on morality.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
A touch of wear; some light foxing; very good or better.


 
Item number:
292417
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