THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT VOLS. 1-17, by Richard F. Burton

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USED, with light wear and aging. Please see description and photos for more details.

THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT VOLS. 1-17, by Richard F. Burton

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and A Night Volumes 1-17

by Richard F. Burton

Complete set. A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights entertainments with intro explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men and a terminal essay on the history of The Nights. 6.5" by 9.75" each.

Published by: Burton Club for Private Subscribers

Hardbacks are overall in GOOD condition.

  • Number 337 of 1,000 printed by the Burton Club
  • Each volume features b&w illustrations with tissue guards, including frontis
  • All bound in cloth with title stickers on spines
  • Gilt to all top page edges
  • Fore edges of textblocks are deckled
  • All bindings are secure
  • Boards show light to moderate soiling with corners bumped
  • Title stickers are a bit scuffed
  • Volume One: Hinges cracked with some play, 1.5" split to top of front gutter
  • Volume Two: Some play to front hinge
  • Volume Three: Good condition
  • Volume Four: Significant bumping to top outside corners
  • Volume Five and Six: Smudges to front, play to hinges
  • Volume Seven: Top left .25" of spine head missing
  • Volume Eight: Bump to lower left corner of front, play to back hinge
  • Volume Nine: Good condition
  • Volume Ten, eleven, and twelve: Smudges to both boards
  • Volume Thirteen: Smudges to both boards, play to both hinges
  • Volume Fourteen: Smudges to both boards, play to back hinge
  • Volume Fifteen: Smudges to both boards
  • Volume Sixteen: Smudges to both boards, play to back hinges
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • VS20160206

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

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