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Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821-90)

Auction:
2167
Lot:
120
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Auction:
Sale #2167 - 2167
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821-90), Arabian Nights; The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Supplemental Nights, London, 1885-88, published by the Kamashastra Society, sixteen volumes including six supplemental volumes, 8vo, full gilt tooled and lettered blue morocco extra with Art Nouveau designs by MacDonald and with red morocco doublures and silk end papers, each volume has watercolor frontispiece and colored and black and white illustrations, (some weak hinges).
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Keywords

Richard Francis, London, Kamashastra Society, Arabic literature, Book, Epics, Persian mythology