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The Arabian nights entertainments : containing 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 Sir Richard Burton himself desired to own: the definitive and all-inclusive Burton translation ; with the addition of the notes upon the text prepared by those scholars who had previously translated the text into English from the Arabic, notably: Henry Torrens & Edward Lane & John Payne ; and it is embellished with miniature paintings made by Arthur Szyk for the Heritage Press, New York

Publication | Library Call Number: PJ7715 .B8 1955 v. 1-2
Uniform Title
Arabian nights. English. Selections.
New York : Heritage Press, 1955
Includes bibliographical references
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