Lot 120 of 271:
Burton's Arabian Nights 1897  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night
Author:
Burton, Sir Richard F., translator
Place:
London
Publisher:
H.S. Nichols, Ltd.
Date:
1897
Description:

12 volumes. Reprinted from the original edition and edited by Leonard C. Smithers. Illustrated with 71 gravure plates from paintings by Albert Letchford; printed tissue guards. 25x15 cm (10¼x6¼"), original three quarter burgundy morocco and marbled boards, gilt decorated spines, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. "Library Edition" ["Kamashastra Edition" in gilt at foot of spines].

Handsome edition of Burton's famous translation, one of the "Nichols-Smithers" editions, notable for the fine printing and the numerous gravure illustrations, attractively bound.

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Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to extremities, occasional chipping to leather at spine ends, expert repairs to a few joints; occasional scattered foxing, infrequent faint dampstaining, a few pages roughly opened with some chips and closed tears to edges; a lovely set, very good.
 
Item number:
304266
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