Lot 147 of 429:
Forster's Translation of the Arabian Nights  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
The Arabian Nights
Author:
Forster, Edward, translator
Place:
London
Publisher:
William Miller
Date:
1802
Description:

5 volumes. 24 engraved plates. (4to) 26x19 cm (10x8") period straight grain morocco with gilt borders, gilt dentelles, gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 

First edition of this translation, a wide margined copy in a handsome binding.

Due to the size and/or weight of this lot extra shipping and/or handling charges may apply.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear and rubbing to boards; some hinges starting a bit, offsetting and foxing to plates and tissue guards, scattered light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
306857
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.