SCOTT, Jonathan. The Arabian Nights Entertainments. (FIRST EDITION - 6 VOLUMES - 1811)


AUTHOR: SCOTT, Jonathan. 

TITLE: The Arabian Nights Entertainments, carefully revised, and occasionally corrected from the Arabic. To which is added a Selection of New Tales now first translated from the Arabic originals. Also an introduction and notes, illustrative of the religion, manners and customs, of the Mahummedans. With engravings from paintings by Smirke.

PUBLISHER: London: Printed by T. Davison for Longman Hurst Rees Orme and Brown, 1811.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION. 6 vols., 8-9/16" x 5-5/8", illustrated with six engraved frontispieces after Robert Smirke, bound in fine full contemporary tan calf, ribbed gilt decorated spines, covers ruled and paneled in gilt and blind, gilt dentelles, marbled edges, marbled pastedowns and endpapers.

CONDITION: Hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, mild offsetting to title-pages, front upper hinge of volume four neatly repaired, otherwise VERY GOOD.