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

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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

Burton, Richard F., translator

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Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only

[c. 1900]


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.

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Lot Amendments

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

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