Lot 25 of 302:
Burton's Arabian Nights bound in leather  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$660
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, now entitled: The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night [and] Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night

Author:
Burton, Richard F., translator

Place:
No place

Publisher:
Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only

Date:
[c. 1900]

Description:

17 volumes. Illustrated with numerous gravure plates from etchings, drawings and paintings. (8vo) 24x16.5 cm. (9½x6½"), three-quarter black leather with pebble cloth, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, blue marbled endpapers. Number 846 of 1000 copies

Burton's famous translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Rebound in leather c.1930 in China, with previous owner's name embossed on spine. Bookplate of Lewis Clarke on front pastedowns.

Due to the size and/or weight of this lot extra shipping and/or handling charges may apply.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some edges wear, rubbing and fading; overall very good.


 
Item number:
306125a
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.