A Plain and Literal Translation of theArabian Nights' Entertainments, Now Entituled The Book of the ThousandNights and a Night . With Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Mannersand Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay Upon the History of TheNights. [10 Volumes]. Supplemental Nights to the Book of the ThousandNights and a Night. With Notes Anthropological and Explanatory. [7Volumes]. Complete in 17 Volumes.

(Boston). The Burton Club. N.d. (c.1903). Hardcover. Tall 8vo. 24cm, number 195 of a limited edition ("Aden") of1000 sets, various paginations, rubricated title-pages, 114 black & whiteplates on vellum paper including frontispieces, t.e.g., grey cloth,paper spine labels, a fine set Penzer p131/132. The first issue of "TheBurton Club" editions. A reprint of the original unexpurgated editionof "Nights" with seventeen volumes instead of the original sixteen, theextra volume being formed by splitting the large third supplementalvolume into two separate volumes of equal size. Although the artists'names are not given they are known to be, primarily, Letchford, Lalauze,Batten and Gavarni. Item #32207

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