May 16, 2017 - Sale 2448

Sale 2448 - Lot 15

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
(BINDINGS.) Burton, Richard F. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Supplemental Nights. 17 volumes. Titles in red and black. Illustrated with plates by Stanley L. Wood. Translated and with an introduction by Burton. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 olive morocco bound for Charles E. Lauriat, spines tooled in gilt in compartments (uniformly faded to brown), occasional nicks and scuffs to spines, small price sticker to bottom of rear boards, top edges gilt. Denver: Burton Society, (1900)

Additional Details

limited edition, number 457 of 1000 copies. Includes 10 volumes of the Arabian Nights and 7 volumes of Supplemental Nights. This production a facsimile of the Burton Society edition of the Kamashastra Society Benares issue.