Set of four hardcover books Volumes I-IV entitled The Book of One Thousand Nights and One Night. Translated into English by Dr. J.C. Mardrus and edited by Powys Mathers. Published by St Martin's Press New York and printed in Great Britain.
About the books: The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night (1885), subtitled A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, is an English language translation of the classic Arabian Nights tales – a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian folk stories compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age (8th−13th centuries) by the British explorer and Arabist Richard Francis Burton (1821–1890). Four volumes of stories containing legends, folklore and anecdotes.
Condition: All four volumes of the set are here and are in EXCELLENT! overall condition. The blue boards show some small spots of discoloration and light blemishes. The gold-embossed spines are bright and vivid, clear and legible, with only small spots of wear. Books have a strong, sturdy spine and bind with NO! pages separating. Internal pages show MINIMAL! foxing. There are NO! ripped, torn or missing pages, NO! margin notations and NO! dog-eared corners in the books. All text is clear and legible. Books contain NO! illustrations.
Approximate measurements: each of the four volumes measures 10-7/8" x 7-1/2" | hardcover | NO! dust jackets.
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