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Lot 5: TWO RARE EARLY AMERICAN EDITIONS (ARABIAN NIGHTS.) The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. 24 pages. 12mo, contemporary wrappers, worn;

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Description: TWO RARE EARLY AMERICAN EDITIONS (ARABIAN NIGHTS.) The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. 24 pages. 12mo, contemporary wrappers, worn; contents partly dampstained, occasional soiling. Otsego: H. & E. Phinney, Jun., 1811
Notes: Not in Shaw & Shoemaker or in Welch, who records no edition earlier than 1813. OCLC locates only the AAS copy of this edition; RLIN locates only the UCLA copy of an 1809 edition from the same press.
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