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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.

Three volumes.

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.
  • SC20170418

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Short Stories
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Half leatherbound
Publisher: Privately printed
Place of Publication: London
Year Printed: 18840000
Author: Various
Region: Europe
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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