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The Arabian Nights Vol.I Edition De Luxe Edward William Lane Bigelow, Brown RARE
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  • Title: The Arabian Nights Vol.I Edition De Luxe Edward William Lane Bigelow, Brown RARE
  • Additional Information: This is a very rare copy of The Arabian Nights by Edward William Lane, published by Bigelow, Brown & Company. Title is on paste down on spine, and reads "The Arabian Nights" Volume I, Edition De Luxe.
    The title page reads The Thousand and One Nights' commonly called The Arabian Nights' Entertainments A new translation from the Arabic, with Copious Notes by Edward William Lane, Volume I, Illustrated by S.L. Wood. Bigelow, Brown & Co., Inc.
    Introduction by William Allan Neilson, Ph.D, Professor of English in Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 1914.
    Advertisement written by Stanley Lane-Poole dated 1882, stating that this book is "an exact reproduction of that edited by my father, with my great-uncle's final corrections, and published by Mr. John Murray in 1859.
    There are many very detailed, well drawn illustrations throughout the book.
    No publication date is listed but it is around 1914 or a bit later since the Introduction is dated 1914.
    727 pages, green boards, sunned and faded on covers, spine looks brown. Green cloth boards. There is a hinge crack after first two free front end papers, but binding is otherwise intact, no missing pages, no writing in book. Top page edges gilt. Bottom page edges have discoloration, but no ink or pencil markings outside or inside book, not musty. Corners lightly rubbed, top corner bottom cover more heavily rubbed and turned in. Book in good - very good condition considering age of book.
    Measures 53/4" W x 2" H x 8 3/4" L.

    Reserve: $275.00

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  • Title: The Arabian Nights Vol.I Edition De Luxe Edward William Lane Bigelow, Brown RARE
  • Additional Information: This is a very rare copy of The Arabian Nights by Edward William Lane, published by Bigelow, Brown & Company. Title is on paste down on spine, and reads "The Arabian Nights" Volume I, Edition De Luxe.
    The title page reads The Thousand and One Nights' commonly called The Arabian Nights' Entertainments A new translation from the Arabic, with Copious Notes by Edward William Lane, Volume I, Illustrated by S.L. Wood. Bigelow, Brown & Co., Inc.
    Introduction by William Allan Neilson, Ph.D, Professor of English in Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 1914.
    Advertisement written by Stanley Lane-Poole dated 1882, stating that this book is "an exact reproduction of that edited by my father, with my great-uncle's final corrections, and published by Mr. John Murray in 1859.
    There are many very detailed, well drawn illustrations throughout the book.
    No publication date is listed but it is around 1914 or a bit later since the Introduction is dated 1914.
    727 pages, green boards, sunned and faded on covers, spine looks brown. Green cloth boards. There is a hinge crack after first two free front end papers, but binding is otherwise intact, no missing pages, no writing in book. Top page edges gilt. Bottom page edges have discoloration, but no ink or pencil markings outside or inside book, not musty. Corners lightly rubbed, top corner bottom cover more heavily rubbed and turned in. Book in good - very good condition considering age of book.
    Measures 53/4" W x 2" H x 8 3/4" L.

    Reserve: $275.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $40.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from New York

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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