One Thousand and One Nights

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The exotic tales of the Arabian Nights have charmed and delighted readers across the world for almost a millennia. The collection features hundreds of magical Middle Eastern and Indian stories, including the famous first appearances of Aladdin, Ali Baba and Sindbad the Sailor.  This eBook presents a comprehensive collection of translations of ‘One Thousand and One Nights’, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to ‘One Thousand and One Nights’
* Concise introductions to the translations
* 5 different translations, with individual contents tables
* Features Burton’s seminal 16 volume translation
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Some tales are illustrated with their original artwork
* Features Edward William Lane’s guide to ARABIAN SOCIETY IN THE MIDDLE AGES – the perfect accompaniment to reading ‘One Thousand and One Nights’

CONTENTS:

The Translations
ONE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS
JONATHAN SCOTT 1811 TRANSLATION
JOHN PAYNE 1884 TRANSLATION
RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON 1885 TRANSLATION
ANDREW LANG 1885 TRANSLATION
JULIA PARDOE 1857 ADAPTATION

The Guide
ARABIAN SOCIETY IN THE MIDDLE AGES by Edward William Lane

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