Stock ID #178195 The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. Rendered from the literal and complete version of Dr J. C. Mardrus and collated with other sources by E. Powys Mathers. E. POWYS MATHERS, TRANS.
The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. Rendered from the literal and complete version of Dr J. C. Mardrus and collated with other sources by E. Powys Mathers

The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night.
Rendered from the literal and complete version of Dr J. C. Mardrus and collated with other sources by E. Powys Mathers

New York. Dingwall-Rock, Ltd., 1930. Stock ID #178195

Complete in 8 volumes. Striking full-page frontispieces and black and white plates, all with tissue-guards by Roderick McRae. Title pages printed in red & black. Handsome black cloth covered boards, elaborately stamped and decorated in blind and gilt, top edges gilt. Blue endpapers, Vol I-8. 494pp, 435pp, 410pp, 442pp, 432pp, 405pp,379pp +401pp. Edges are faintly rubbed, but an exceptionally good set in very good condition.23 x 14.5cm

Tne Thousand and One Nights is a collection of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age. It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights, from the first English-language edition (c.1706-1721), which rendered the title as The Arabian Nights' Entertainment.

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