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The Arabian nights : tales from a Thousand and one nights

Author: Richard Francis Burton, Sir
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Robert Louis Stevenson called it a "a book that captivates in childhood and delights in age."

Bennett Cerf selected the tales in this edition in 1932 for the Modern Library as the "most famous and representative" from the multivolume translation by Sir Richard Francis Burton.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Student Collection
Fairy tales
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Francis Burton, Sir
ISBN: 0375756752 9780375756757
OCLC Number: 45015306
Description: xxxvi, 872 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Story of King Shahryar and his brother --
The fisherman and the Jinni --
The porter and the three ladies of Baghdad --
The tale of the three apples --
Tale of Nur Al-Din and his son Badr Al-Din Hasan --
Tale of Ghanim Bi Ayyub, the distraught, the thrall o' love --
The tale of the birds and beasts and the carpenter --
The hermits --
The tale of Kamar Al-Zaman --
Hatim of the tribe of Tayy --
The taled of Ma'an son of Zaidah and the Badawi --
The city of many-columned Iram and Abdullah son of Abi Kalibah --
The sweep and the noble laldy --
Ali the Persian --
The man who stole the dish of gold wherein the dog ate --
The ruined man who became rich again through a dream --
The ebony horse --
How Abu Hasan brake wind --
The angel of death with the proud king and the devout man --
Sindbad the seaman and Sindbad the landsman --
The city of brass --
The lady and her five suitors --
Judar and his brethren --
Julnar the sea-born and her son King Badr Basim of Persia --
Khalifah the fisherman of Baghdad --
Abu Kir the dyer and Abu Sir the barber --
The sleeper and the waker --
Alaeddin; or, the wonderful lamp --
Ali Baba and the forty thieves --
Ma'aruf the cobbler and his wife Fatimah.
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: translated, with a preface and notes by Richard Francis Burton ; introduction by A.S. Byatt.
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Robert Louis Stevenson called it a "a book that captivates in childhood and delights in age."

Bennett Cerf selected the tales in this edition in 1932 for the Modern Library as the "most famous and representative" from the multivolume translation by Sir Richard Francis Burton.

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