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The Resource The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness, and containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the Eastern nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published ; because the text is one which Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own: the definitive and all-inclusive Burton translation ; with the addition of the notes upon the text prepared by those scholars who had previously translated the text into English from the Arabic, notably: Henry Torrens & Edward Lane & John Payne ; and it is embellished with miniature paintings made by Arthur Szyk for the Heritage Press, New York

The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness, and containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the Eastern nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published ; because the text is one which Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own: the definitive and all-inclusive Burton translation ; with the addition of the notes upon the text prepared by those scholars who had previously translated the text into English from the Arabic, notably: Henry Torrens & Edward Lane & John Payne ; and it is embellished with miniature paintings made by Arthur Szyk for the Heritage Press, New York

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The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness
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The Arabian nights entertainments
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containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness
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and containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the Eastern nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published ; because the text is one which Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own: the definitive and all-inclusive Burton translation ; with the addition of the notes upon the text prepared by those scholars who had previously translated the text into English from the Arabic, notably: Henry Torrens & Edward Lane & John Payne ; and it is embellished with miniature paintings made by Arthur Szyk for the Heritage Press, New York
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Language
eng
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DLC
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  • 892.73
  • [398.21]
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illustrations
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no index present
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fiction
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bibliography
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The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness, and containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the Eastern nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published ; because the text is one which Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own: the definitive and all-inclusive Burton translation ; with the addition of the notes upon the text prepared by those scholars who had previously translated the text into English from the Arabic, notably: Henry Torrens & Edward Lane & John Payne ; and it is embellished with miniature paintings made by Arthur Szyk for the Heritage Press, New York
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Lccn
56000765
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Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1314). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Jonathan Friedlander collection of Middle Eastern Americana. Item is in box 32. In slipcase. Black cloth over boards, stamped in silver. Light green marbled enpdpapers. Ex libris Jonathan Friedlander.
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col. ill.
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  • (OCoLC)01919875
  • ucoclc1919875
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The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness, and containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the Eastern nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published ; because the text is one which Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own: the definitive and all-inclusive Burton translation ; with the addition of the notes upon the text prepared by those scholars who had previously translated the text into English from the Arabic, notably: Henry Torrens & Edward Lane & John Payne ; and it is embellished with miniature paintings made by Arthur Szyk for the Heritage Press, New York
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Lccn
56000765
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1314). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Jonathan Friedlander collection of Middle Eastern Americana. Item is in box 32. In slipcase. Black cloth over boards, stamped in silver. Light green marbled enpdpapers. Ex libris Jonathan Friedlander.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01919875
  • ucoclc1919875

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