Oriental Tales Letchford Edition (15 vols).
London: Letchford, 1901. Limited edition 5056 pp., 8vo. Hardcovers. 15 vols. Limited Letchford edition; #53 of 250. Containing The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Tales from the Arabic, Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp and Other Stories (all transl by John Payne), Persian Letters (transl by Montesquieu) & a Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour (Tartarian Tales) (ed by Leonard Smithers). Some light soiling & shelfwear to boards. Slight cocking/shaking to spines but bindings holding sturdy; some soiling to title stickers. Gilt textblock top edges, other edges deckle. Some very light foxing scattered to pds & eps. Some very light soiling & printing errors scattered to basically clean & crisp textblocks. Magical b&w illustrations throughout. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 158428)
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- By This Author: Payne, John (transl); Montesquieu, and Leonard C. Smithers (ed).