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Arabian Nights Entertainments, vols. 1-2, 5th edition (London: A. Bell, 1718).

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 FIFTH EDITION.| [rule]| Vol. I.| [rule]| LONDON,| Printed for Andrew Bell, at the Cross Keys| and Bible in Cornhill. 1718.

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

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Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: t068135.

History of Publication

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

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