The Arabian Nights' Entertainments, or, The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night: An Adult Selection (Modern Library #201.1)

By: BURTON, [Sir] Richard F.[rancis] (1821-1890)

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Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


The popular folk tales of the Arab world in a good Modern Library copy. Sir Richard F. Burton was an explorer who translated these and other tales into English and introduced them to the West. Selected, and arranged by Bennett A. Cerf; printed with many of Burton's notes. With introductory essay by Ben Ray Redman. --- In Toledano spine 8 / dark blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h, verso advertises 334 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1948 (though 1932 date appears in book). ML #201.1. --- A clean, tightly-bound copy but with slight yellowing to leaves and dulling to cover gilding. Fair only, unclipped dust jacket with tears, rubbing, and chips but remaining mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xiv, 823 pages

Title: The Arabian Nights' Entertainments, or, The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night: An Adult Selection (Modern Library #201.1)

Author Name: BURTON, [Sir] Richard F.[rancis] (1821-1890)

Categories: >>Modern Library Editions, >>Classic Fiction, Literature,

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1948]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

Stock No.: 82828