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Arabian Nights Entertainments, 1-2 (London: A. Bell, 1713).

 

Arabian Nights| Entertainments:| CONSISTING OF| One Thousand and One| STORIES,| TOLD BY| The Sultaness of the Indies, to divert| the Sultan from the Execution of a| Bloody Vow he had made to Marry| a Lady every Day, and have her cut| off next Morning, to avenge himself| for the Disloyality of his first Sultaness,| &c.| Containing| A better Account of the Customs, Manners,| and Religion of the Eastern Nations, viz.| Tartars, Persians, and Indians, than is to| be met with in any Author hitherto pub-|lished.| [rule]| Translated into French from the Arabian| MSS. by M. Galland, of the Royal Aca-|demy, and now done into English.| [rule]| The Fourth Edition.| [rule]| VOL. I.| [rule]| London, Printed for Andrew Bell, at the Cross| Keys and Bible in Cornhill, 1713.

Description

[vols. 1-2 sep. pag., index] 1: titlepage in verso: "Approbation" dat.: Paris, 27 Dec 1705; signed: Fontenelle./ [2] pp. dedication: Marchioness d'O, Lady of Honour to the Dutchess of Burgundry; signed: Galland/ [2] pp. preface/ [2] pp. Contents vols. 1-2/ p.1-130/ titlepage vol. 2, fourth edition (1713)/ p.3-150/ 12.

Shelf-markslink

{L: 12410.bbb.32}.

Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: t068137.

History of Publication

Cf. Les mille et une nuits (Paris: Barbin, 1704).link

Remarks

Cf. 1st edition of this translation (1706).link

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