Lot 367 of 515:
Collection of stories from traditional Asian literature  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$96
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
A Group of Eastern Romances and Stories from the Persian, Tamil, and Urdu
Author:
Clouston, William Alexander
Place:
[Glasgow]
Publisher:
Privately Printed
Date:
1889
Description:

With Introduction, Notes, and Appendix. Thick 8vo, later dark blue half morocco by Riviere, blue cloth boards, gilt decorations and lettering, t.e.g.  First edition, limited issue, number 40 of 52 numbered copies; the was also an issue of 300 copies.  

A substantial collection of traditional Oriental literature, translated by William Alexander Clouston (1843-1896), Scottish journalist and folklorist. Clouston assisted Burton with the Supplemental Arabian Nights.

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Condition:
Edges a rubbed; very good.
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Item number:
294547a
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