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June 1, 2013 11:00 AMCalender

The Thousand and One Nights' Entertainments

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2658BLocation: BostonDate / Time: June 01, 2013 11:00AM


The Thousand and One Nights' Entertainments, trans. Edward William Lane (1801-1876). London: Charles Knight & Co., 1839-1841.
First edition of Lane's translation, three large octavo volumes, illustrated throughout with fine wood engravings from original designs by William Harvey, bound in uniform full green calfskin, gilt tooled spines and boards, marbled edges and end leaves; spines sunned to a tan color, 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (3)
Estimate $250-350

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Edward William Lane, London, Charles Knight & Co., William Harvey