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ARABIAN NIGHTS.

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  1. 128720
    A handsomely bound and attractively illustrated Victorian edition of the Arabian Nights, using the 1840 translation of Edward William Lane (1801-1876), who censored the text to conform to Victorian morality. This is the first edition edited by Lane's nephew, the Arabic scholar Edward Stanley Poole (1830-1867). Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 128720

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  2. 129572
    A handsome copy of Lane's richly illustrated translation. Lane's edition, one of the earliest in English, "reigned as the leading English translation of the Nights for decades, and its copious notes are stimulating micro-essays of enduring value" (ODNB). This set comprises the first edition of the latter two volumes, and... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 129572

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  3. 130843
    Limited edition, from a stated issue of 10 copies printed on japon (this copy unnumbered); a further 170 copies were issued printed on Holland paper, 20 on China paper, and 20 on Whatman paper. The publishing company Librairie des bibliophiles was founded by Damase Jouast (1834-1893) to publish exceptional editions of the... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 130843

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  4. 126773
    An attractively-bound copy of Les Mille et Une Nuits, based upon Antoine Galland's French translation of 1704-17. Galland's translation was the first European version of this work and was originally published in 12 volumes. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 126773

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  5. 127448
    First edition of Lane's translation. A respected scholar, Lane's edition, which is one of the earliest in English, "reigned as the leading English translation of the Nights for decades, and its copious notes are stimulating micro-essays of enduring value" (ODNB). The illustrations, of which there are over 600, were provided... Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 127448

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  6. 130368
    First edition of volumes II and III of Lane's translation (issued in 1840 and 1841 respectively), second issue of volume I (first published in 1839). Lane's edition, one of the earliest in English, "reigned as the leading English translation of the Nights for decades, and its copious notes are stimulating micro-essays of... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 130368

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  7. 128964
    First edition published by the Fath al-Karim press in Bombay, 1600 copies printed. The first printed edition of the Arabian Nights in Persian and with lithographic illustrations appeared at Tehran in 1855. "The Persian translation of the Arabian Nights experienced some seven illustrated editions between 1272/1855 and 1320/1902"... Learn More
    £6,000

    Stock Code: 128964

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