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Tales from the Thousand and one nights

Author: N J Dawood
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A : Penguin Books, 1985, ©1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of the tales told by Shahrazad in an attempt to save her life, including "The Young Woman and Her Five Lovers," "The Fisherman and the Jinnee," "The Historic Fart," and "The Tale of Kafur the Black Eunuch.".
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N J Dawood
ISBN: 0140090231 9780140090239
OCLC Number: 12804123
Notes: Spine title: The Penguin Tales from the Thousand and one nights.
Description: 342 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Penguin Tales from the Thousand and one nights.
Arabian nights.
Responsibility: translated, with an introduction, by N.J. Dawood ; engravings on wood from original designs by William Harvey.

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A selection of the tales told by Shahrazad in an attempt to save her life, including "The Young Woman and Her Five Lovers," "The Fisherman and the Jinnee," "The Historic Fart," and "The Tale of Kafur the Black Eunuch.".

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