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The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Volume I containing the first thirty-six entertainments and the notes upon them

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Sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the sultaness to divert Shahryar the sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first sultaness; and containing a better account of the customs, manners and religion of the Eastern nations than is to be met with in any edition hitherto published; because the text is one which Richard Burton himself d ...more
Hardcover, 466 pages
Published 1955 by George Macy Companies/ The Heritage Press, NY
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I consider myself extremely fortunate to have inherited these two beautifully produced 'Richard Burton' volumes. The actual text is 330 pages with an additional 136 of extensive explanatory notes and commentary by Burton, Lane, Torrens and Payne .
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