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The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness, and containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the Eastern nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published, because the text is one which Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own Preview this item
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The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness, and containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the Eastern nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published, because the text is one which Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own

Author: Richard Francis Burton, SirArthur SzykHenry Whitelock TorrensEdward William LaneJohn PayneAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Prepared for the members of the Limited Editions Club by W.S. Cowell, 1954
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Genre/Form: Illustrations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Francis Burton, Sir; Arthur Szyk; Henry Whitelock Torrens; Edward William Lane; John Payne; Limited Editions Club,; W.S. Cowell Ltd.,
OCLC Number: 3787929
Notes: Limited ed. of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator.
Each v. and supplement issued together in a slipcase.
Description: 2 volumes : color illustrations ; 28 cm + 2 supplemental volumes of notes (vii, 262 pages ; 28 cm)
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: the definitive and all-inclusive Burton translation, with the addition of the notes upon the text prepared by those scholars who had previously translated the text into English from the Arabic, notably Henry Torrens & Edward Lane & John Payne ; and it is embellished with sixty miniature paintings made by Arthur Szyk.

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