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The new Arabian winter nights entertainments. Containing one thousand and eleven stories, told by the Sultaness of the Indies, to divert the Sultan from performing a bloody vow he had made to marry a virgin lady every day, and have her beheaded next morning, to avenge himself for the adultery committed by his first Sultaness. The whole containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religions of the Indians, Persians, Turks, Tartarians, Chineses, and other eastern nations, than is to be met with in any English author hitherto set forth. Faithfully translated into English from the Arabick manuscript of Haly Ulugh Shaschin.

[London] : Printed for the translator John de Lachieur, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1711. Great Britain England London.

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    The new Arabian winter nights entertainments. Containing one thousand and eleven stories, told by the Sultaness of the Indies, to divert the Sultan from performing a bloody vow he had made to marry a virgin lady every day, and have her beheaded next morning, to avenge himself for the adultery committed by his first Sultaness. The whole containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religions of the Indians, Persians, Turks, Tartarians, Chineses, and other eastern nations, than is to be met with in any English author hitherto set forth. Faithfully translated into English from the Arabick manuscript of Haly Ulugh Shaschin.
  • Contributor: John De Lachieur translator.;
    Hugh Selbourne former owner.
  • Other Titles: Variant Title: Arabian winter nights entertainments
  • Subjects: Tales -- Early works to 1800; Folk tales
  • Publication Details: [London] : Printed for the translator John de Lachieur, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1711.
  • Language: English
  • Uniform Title: Arabian nights. Part 1. English.
  • Place Name: Great Britain England London.
  • Identifier: System number 017160296
  • Notes: First part only. "I presently transmitted [the first part] to England for the press, intending, if it meets with a kind reception, to translate the other seven parts"--p.3.
    Signatures: A⁸ B⁴.
    Citation/references note: ESTC, T506167
  • Physical Description: 24 p. ; 18 cm (12⁰)
  • Copy Note: Ownership: Copy at RB.23.a.37790.(20). Tract volume with armorial bookplate of "High Legh Library" on front paste-down and "Selbourne Library" stamp on p.2 of first item; this is Dr. Hugh Selbourne author of 'A Doctor’s Life'.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection RB.23.a.37790.(20)
  • UIN: BLL01017160296

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