The Arabian Nights


This limited-edition, six-volume set is bound in black cloth boards, with red and gilt decorations and lettering on the spines. Each volume has a red and gilt emblem on the front cover. Books have original plain brown paper wrappers, with cutouts on the spines to show volume numbers. Wrappers are edgeworn, with some creasing. Mild page edge soil to books; covers clean, bindings tight. This is one of 625 limited-edition sets, privately printed by subscription. No date of publication given. Each volume is approx. 450 pages, 6"x8".



  • THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT
  • 6 VOLUMES COMPLETE
  • Richard Burton (trans.)
  • Leonard C. Smithers, editor