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    The Benares Edition in a Deluxe Binding

    [Arabian Nights]. Sir Richard F. Burton. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night [and:] Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. [London:] Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only, [1903-1904]. Benares edition, one of 1,000 copies printed (this being copy number 6). Seventeen large octavo volumes. Finely bound in publisher's deluxe binding of half gray levant morocco over marbled boards, spine tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments (with subscriber's name in gilt on spine), five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endleaves. Spines a bit toned, a few spines and boards with minor wear. Overall, a handsome, near fine set. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.

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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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