TALES FROM THE ARABIC - 1884 [3 Vols]
Tales from the Arabic
from the Editions of the Thousand Nights and One Night of Breslau and Calcutta
translations by John Payne
Tales of wisdom, royalty, and Providence told in the mystery and splendour of Arabia. "Tales from the Arabic of the Breslau and Calcutta (1814-1818) Editions of the Thousand Nights and One Night, not occurring in the other printed texts of the work. Now first done into English by John Payne, in Three Volumes." aka, The Arabian Nights. 303 + 301+ 301 pages. 6.25 x 9 inches.
Published by: Printed for subscribers only, privately printed, London, 1884.
Hardback is overall in GOOD+ condition.
- Three-quarter leather bound.
- Covers show mild signs of aging including some marks and rubbing.
- Corners and edges of cover show some bumping and rubbing.
- Spine has title and decorations in bright gilt.
- Edges of text blocks are deckled.
- Binding is cracked at half title page. (See photos)
- Pages may show such signs of aging as occasional staining, age toning, and some creased pages. (See photos)
- Interior is free of writing and intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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