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TITLE: The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night: A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments
PUBLISHER: The Burton Club
TRANSLATOR: Richard F. Burton
YEAR: 1885
PLACE: United Kingdom
BINDING: Hardcover
SIZE: Each 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 in



A collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age (8th -13th centuries) by the British explorer and Arabist Richard Francis Burton (1821–1890). It stood as the only complete translation of the Macnaghten or Calcutta II edition (Egyptian recension) of the “Arabian Nights” until the Malcolm C. and Ursula Lyons translation in 2008.




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  Lot 31 of 137  

TRAVEL AND LEISURE AUCTION
29-30 JULY 2013

Estimate
$780 - 950
Rs 45,000 - 55,000

Winning Bid
$782
Rs 45,356
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)










 



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