1884 1ed Arabian Nights Breslau & Calcutta Tales Folklore English Payne 12v SET

PAYNE, John (transl.)

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During the Golden Age of Islam in South and West Asia, a collection of tales and stories was gathered and called “One Thousand and One Arabian Nights”. It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights and introduces some of the most well-known characters of literature including Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sinbad the Sailor.

 

This late 19th-century edition was translated by John Payne into English who included “editions not occurring in other printed texts of the work”. According to the title, in included the Breslau and Calcutta stories that were not in different printings. This three-volume set was published in 1884 London. This limited edition is numbered no. 278 of 500.

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1884 1ed Arabian Nights Breslau & Calcutta Tales Folklore English Payne 12v SET

 

During the Golden Age of Islam in South and West Asia, a collection of tales and stories was gathered and called “One Thousand and One Arabian Nights”. It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights and introduces some of the most well-known characters of literature including Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sinbad the Sailor.

 

This late 19th-century edition was translated by John Payne into English who included “editions not occurring in other printed texts of the work”. According to the title, in included the Breslau and Calcutta stories that were not in different printings. This three-volume set was published in 1884 London. This limited edition is numbered no. 278 of 500.

 

Item number: #11246

Price: $950

 

PAYNE, John (transl.)

 

The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night… Tales from the Arabic of the Breslau and Calcutta (1814-18) editions of the Book of the thousand nights and one night not occurring in the other printed texts of the work,

 

London: Printed for subscribers only 1884. Limited edition numbered no. 278 of 500.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages: 12 volumes
    • ‘Thousand Nights’ – 9 vols
    • ‘Breslau and Calcutta’ – 3 vols
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Vellum; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.5in X 6.5in (23.5cm x 16cm)
  • Very rare and desirable with auction records and price comparisons as high as $4,500

 

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Categories

Children's

Literature

Authors

PAYNE, John (transl.)

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete