A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, Now Intituled the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 4

A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, Now Intituled the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 4 : With Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men, and a Terminal Essay Upon the History O

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Excerpt from A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, Now Intituled the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 4: With Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men, and a Terminal Essay Upon the History of the Nights I have no fear that a friend, whose friendship has lasted nearly a third of a century, will misunderstand my reasons {or inscribing his name upon these pages. You have lived long enough in the East and, as your writings show, observantly enough to detect the pearl which lurks in the kitchen-midden, and to note that its lustre is not dimmed nor its value diminished by its unclean. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 454g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024319823X
  • 9780243198238