THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT, Vols. 1-17, by Richard F. Burton$425.00
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
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.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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