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    [Richard F. Burton]. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. Translated from the Arabic by Captain Sir R. F. Burton... Reprinted from the Original Edition and Edited by Leonard C. Smithers. London: H. S. Nichols, 1894. Reprint edition. Twelve volumes. Large octavo. Various paginations. Publisher's dark brown cloth, lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt; top edge of text block trimmed and gilt; pale yellow endpapers. Spine ends pushed, fraying at first volume; mild soiling to cloth; minor wear at extremities of binding; split starting at foot of front joint of first volume, rear board almost detached; some fluffy, white mold along top edges of boards of roughly half of volumes. Mild rubbing, spotting to endpapers. Text block edges and margins slightly grubby; minor spot-soiling and foxing throughout; first volume with a few pieces of clear tape reinforcing tears at edges of pages. Good overall.

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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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