c1924 Burton The Book of the Thousand Nights 17 Vo

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Complete set 17 volumes of The One Thousands and One Night by Richard Burton Deluxe Edition published in 250 examplaires this being numbered 46. There are 10 volumes titled The Arabian Nights, plus another 7 Supplemental volumes . All are bound in original 3/4 leather and illustrated with gilded top edges and not trimmed front with original blue endpapers. This is the original version of this much complete sought set. This is a scarce edition and I wasn't able to find another set for sale. Each volumes has a frontispiece and many have illustrations. In the first volume I counted 15 illustrations but for the rest I didn't go through each book to determine the number of illustrations. The interior is in FINE conditions, with no foxing, uncut pages, clean and never read.
The books were purchased from the daughter whose father was a book dealer. They were packed and kept in boxes. The biding is affected with ONE book from each set having the front cover dettached. There are blemishes to the spine of most of the other volumes as the leather dried while being kept in no ideal conditions. However, most of them are still tight and ready for display. For a bookdealer or a collector, I would suggest the leather replacement of the full set which would probably cost $5,000 as per the quote given to me by my bookbinder for over 20 years. The pictures start with the first set of 10 volumes of The Arabian Nights then followed by the 2nd set of 7 Supplemental volumes. Please ask questions or additional photos.

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