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The Book of The Thousand Nights And One Nights

by Richard Francis Burton

ISBN 2843237254 / 9782843237256 / 2-84323-725-4
Publisher Assouline
Country France
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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HardCover Pub Date: November 2005 Pages: 432 Publisher: Assouline In the late 1920s. the art publisher H. Piazza produced a twelve volume version of The 1001 Noghts that was one of the most beautiful ever made It included splendid illustrations by Mohammed Racim and wonderful miniatures by painter Leon Carre. Today. Assouline is publishing an aidged version of this masterpiece. which includes the most famous and most enchanting of the tales - from the story of King Shahryar. to Sinbad the sailor. to Ali Baba and forty thieves. and Aladdin and the magic lamp - all told by the beautiful and sensual Shahrazed. This wonderful book is one of the classics that will stand next to the most handsome book in your liary. For The 1001 Nights is a cultural testimony of the past. the source of myths and beliefs of the East. A collection of extraordinary stories from India and Persia passe... [via]