The Book of the Thousand and One Nights


Complete in 16 volumes. Privately printed by the Burton Society; nd, ca1895. Translated by Richard F. Burton. Limited edition, 147 of 950 sets. Signed binding by Stikeman & Co. Baroda Edition. Illustrated with over 100 plates, and a colored frontispiece. Decorated three-quarter green leather, with cloth boards. 8vo. Very good+.


Beautifully bound complete set of the Arabian Nights, containing the original 10 volumes, plus 6 volumes of supplemental material. Rendered with very fine plates. Plush green morocco with lighter green silk boards. Crescent moon designs and panels in gilt on the spines, with raised bands. Tops are likewise gilded, while the fore-edges and tails are untrimmed, with marbled endpapers. Very rare and exquisite set, with pristine interiors.

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