THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Sir Richard BURTON.

THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Valenti Angelo. Hardcover. Six octavo volumes (5-3/4" x 9-1/4") bound in half natural cowhide leather and printed paper sides designed by Valenti Angelo. The unabridged translation complete with notes and index by Sir Richard Burton. Illustrated with 1001 drawings by Valenti Angelo. Copy #294 of 1500 copies SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. The first multi-volume set issued by the press. Scarce August 1934 Monthly Letter laid in. The leather on the spines retain their suppleness with just a few minor rubs; the corners are straight and the contents fresh. It is extremely difficult to find this set today in anything approaching this condition as the leather did not wear well. Fine set in Very Good slipcases with one edge split and another repaired with tape. Item #018253

Price: $1,500.00