The Book of The Thousand Nights and a Night; A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments Made and Annotated by Richard F. Burton. Richard F. Burton, Trans.
The Book of The Thousand Nights and a Night; A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments Made and Annotated by Richard F. Burton

The Book of The Thousand Nights and a Night; A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments Made and Annotated by Richard F. Burton

New York: The Heritage Press [1962], 1962. Later edition. Hardcover. 3vol. 8vo. [8], i-xvi, [2], 1334; [12], 1337-2650, [2]; [12], 2651-3975, [7] pp. Quarter cream cloth over orange and brown patterned paper boards, spine lettered in gilt; orange topstain. Each volume housed in a black slipcase. Decorated with illustrations by Valenti Angelo. Cassada 74. The second Heritage Press edition, the first being published in 1934 by Heritage for the Limited Editions Club. A lovely set of a significant translation by Sir Richard Francis Burton. Near Fine. Item #00008651

A Near Fine set in Very Good+ slipcases. Books show a tiny push to each spine from reading and very occasional, tiny spots of foxing; slipcases show some fading.

Price: $250.00

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