The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night

£12,000
Author

Burton, Richard

Reference

1409

Twelve volumes in the original box - Volume One - xxxii, 416pp; Volume Two - viii, 431pp, [1]; Volume Three - x, 444pp; Volume Four - x, 420pp; Volume Five - viii, 400pp; Volume Six - [10], 408pp; Volume Seven - viii, 406pp; Volume Eight - xii, 424pp; Volume Nine - xiii, [1], 444pp; Volume Ten - xix, [1], 479pp, [1]; Volume Eleven - ix, [1], 495pp, [1] and Volume Twelve - xxiv, 399pp, [1]. Publishers half morocco and cloth, raised bands, spine in six panels, title lettered directly to second panel, translator and volume to fourth, arabic script to first and sixth panels with knot work tool to third and fifth, t.e.g., marbled endpapers in original box. Spines very slightly faded, some spines very slightly discoloured, some light foxing to edges of text block. Internally some light foxing to endpapers and occasionally to text, but generally clean. Housed in the publishers original drop front box, or 'casket' (somewhat faded with minor repairs and with a replacement key). See Penzer, pages 120-124

Condition

1897

Condition

Good+

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