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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

Author: Richard Francis Burton, Sir; Arthur Szyk; Henry Whitelock Torrens; Edward William Lane; John Payne
Publisher: [New York] : [Heritage Press], [1955]
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Arabian nights. English. Selections.
Arabian nights entertainments.
[New York : Heritage Press, 1955]
(OCoLC)654353143
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Francis Burton, Sir; Arthur Szyk; Henry Whitelock Torrens; Edward William Lane; John Payne
OCLC Number: 1919875
Description: 2 volumes : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: v. 2. --
The Tale of the Bull and the Ass --
The Tale of the Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad --
Th First Kalandar's Tale, The Story of the Eye that Paid for an Eye --
The Second Kalandar's Tale, The Story of the Prince that Slept in a Tailor's Shop --
The Tale of the Envier and the Envied --
The Third Kalandar's Tale, The Story of the Statue that Was Shot into the Sea --
The Eldest Lady's Tale, The Story of the Sisters Who Were Changed into Dogs --
The Tale of the Portress, The Story of the Lady Who Was Bitten in the Cheek, together with the Conclusion of The Tales of the Three Kalandars --
The Tale of the Three Apples --
The Tale of Nur al-Din Ali and His Son, together with the Conclusion of The Tale of the Three Apples --
The Tale of Ghanim bin Ayyub, The Distraught, the Thrall o' Love --
The Tale of the First Eunuch --
The Tale of the Second Eunuch, together with the Conclusion of The Tale of Ghanim bin Ayyub --
The Tale of Hammad the Badawi --
The Tale of the Birds and the Beasts and the Carpenter --
The Tale of the Wolf and the Fox --
The Story of the Falcon and the Partridge, together with the Conclusion of The Tale of the Wolf and the Fox --
The Tale of Abu Mohammed hight Lazybones --
The Tale of Uns al-Wujud and the Wazir's Daughter Al-Ward Fi'l-Akmam or Rose-in-Hood --
The Tale of the City of Brass --
The Tale of the Sleeper and the Waker --
The Story of the Larrikin and the Cook, together with the Conclusion of The Tale of the Sleeper and the Waker --
The Tale of Nur al-Din Ali and the Damsel Anis al-Jalis --
The Story of the Blind Man, Baba Abdullah --
The History of Sidi Nu'uman --
The History of Khwajah Hasan al-Habbal, together with the Conclusion of The Tale of the Caliph's Night Adventure --
The Tale of Ali Khwajah and the Merchant of Baghdad.
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: 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: 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 miniature paintings made by Arthur Szyk for the Heritage Press, New York.

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