Lot 37: 1899 16 Vol Book Set “ALF LAYLAH WA LAYLAH Arabian Nights, Thousand Nights and a Night” by Burton
October 22, 2016
St. Augustine, FL, USALive Auction
Description: This is a Rare 1899 Antique 16 Volume Book Set “ALF LAYLAH WA LAYLAH Arabian Nights, Thousand Nights and a Night” by Richard F. Burton. This is a Hardcover Book Limited Edition Set, Complete sixteen volume set, 6 of which are entitled SUPPLEMENTAL NIGH TS. The Series #124 of 1000 is clearly marked. This first edition set was limited to 1000 sets for private circulation among the members of the Burton Society. This is a reissue of the scarce 1885 Kamashastra Society edition following the same cover design. Frontispiece decoration in each volume, black & white illustrations scattered throughout. Carson Harper Press. These books are in wonderful antique condition with crisp pages and minor wear to spines and covers. Please view photos to appreciate, before adding this set to your library. Please view the photos, or in person carefully to determine the age, condition, and quality of this lot. Please Note: All items are sold As-is, Where-is, with no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied. We DO NOT offer Refunds, Returns or Exchanges. All sales are Final. We want you to be happy with your purchases, so please preview the items carefully before bidding. We do our best to describe items, but it is your responsibility to determine accuracy, authenticity, condition, age, quality, etc. If you are not certain about an item, please do not Bid without satisfying your concerns beforehand.