Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments Translated and Annotated by Richard F. Burton. 16 Vols.

Privately printed The Burton Club. Hardcover. Quarto. Original black cloth with continuous cover design across covers; with Arabic lettering and reverse black lettering on on gilt bar on covers and spines. Blind-stamped ruling. Red top edges. Frontispieces with tissue guards. Title pages printed in red and black. Ten of sixteen volumes with gilt print, the six "supplemental" volumes, with anthropological and explanatory notes, in silver print on black cloth (Vol. one of the supplemental volumes with additional frontispiece maze). "... Arabic ornamentations of these volumes were designed by my excellent friend Yacoub Artin Pasha, of the Ministry of Instruction, Cairo, with the aid of the well-known writing-artist, Shaykh Mohammed Muunis de Cairene." (Richard F. Burton). Bindings with very light wear, occasional light bumps and lightly rubbed. Very good condition. Item #47754

Price: $350.00

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