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The Arabian nights : tales of wonder and magnificence

Author: Padraic Colum; Lynd Ward
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, 1953.
Series: New children's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selections from the over 600 stories which, according to legend, Shaharazad told a mighty king as a way to save the lives of the girls of her land.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fairy tales
Folklore
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arabian nights. English. Selections.
Arabian nights, tales of wonder and magnificence.
New York, Macmillan [1953]
(OCoLC)575847614
Named Person: Scheherazade, Queen consort of Shahryar King of Persia (Legendary character); Scheherazade, Queen consort of Shahryar King of Persia (Legendary character)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Padraic Colum; Lynd Ward
OCLC Number: 244269
Description: xiii, 344 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Padraic Colum --
The beginning of the stories: Shahrazad --
The story of the fisherman --
The story of the young king of the Black Islands --
The story of Alnaschar --
The story of the magic horse --
The story of Abu-Mohammad the lazy --
The voyages of Es-Sindibad of the sea: The first voyage, The second voyage, The third voyage, The fourth voyage, The fifth voyage, The sixth voyage --
The story of Bedr Basim and Jawharah, the daughter of the king of the sea --
The story of 'Ala-ed-Din; or, The wonder lamp --
The story of 'Ali Baba and the forty thieves --
Conclusion.
Series Title: New children's classics.
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Padraic Colum ; illustrated by Lynd Ward.

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Selections from the over 600 stories which, according to legend, Shaharazad told a mighty king as a way to save the lives of the girls of her land.

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