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Burton's Arabian Nights 1897  

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night
Burton, Sir Richard F., translator
H.S. Nichols, Ltd.

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
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.
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