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The Arabian Nights

By: Burton, Sir Richard Francis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1920

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2116536

Condition: Very Good


Text pages toned (plates not affected). No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1920 Hard Cover. xi, 256 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece & plates, and black & white illustrations, by Adelaide H. Bolton. A selection of stories from the collection of Middle Eastern folklore and literature known as One Thousand and One Nights. View more info

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The Arabian Nights

By: Burton, Sir Richard Francis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Children's Classics: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2267142

ISBN: 0517619342

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Smudge on page base, ink name on front endpaper. 1986 Hard Cover. xv, 298, [1] pp. An illustrated collection of twenty-six stories from the Arabian Nights, including those of Sinbad, Ali Baba, Aladdin, and lesser known characters. Color plates and black-and-white illustrations by Rene Bull throughout. View more info

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The Prophet

By: Gibran, Kahlil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2150816

Condition: Good


83rd printing. Highlighting in text, ink gift note dated January 1970 on front endpaper, jacket toned. Good. 1969 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. 8vo. Black cloth, gilt titles & decorations. Includes illustrations by author. Gibran's famous inspirational collection of verse, which gained acceptance in the counter-culture movement, and made Gibran one of the best-selling poets of all time. View more info

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Prose Poems

By: Gibran, Kahlil; Ghareeb, Andrew; Young, Barbara

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2020924

Condition: Very Good


28th printing. Includes original jacket. Jacket price clipped.Very Good. 1981 Hard Cover. 77 pp. A collection of prose poems by the author of The Prophet. View more info

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Spirits Rebellious

By: Gibran, Kahlil; Nahmad, H.M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2020929

Condition: Very Good


20th printing. Includes original jacket. Jacket price clipped.Very Good. 1980 Hard Cover. 139 pp. Four fictional parables by the author of The Prophet. View more info

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Hosseini, Khaled

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202201

ISBN: 1594489505

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. It's difficult to imagine a harder first act to follow than The Kite Runner: a debut novel by an unknown writer about a country many readers knew little about that has gone on to have over four million copies in print worldwide. But when preview copies of Khaled Hosseini's second novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, started circulating, re... View more info

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The Kite Runner: A Novel

By: Hosseini, Khaled

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202203

ISBN: 1573222453

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. Author's first novel. “I sat on a bench near a willow tree and watched a pair of kites soaring in the sky. I thought about something Rahim Khan said just before he hung up, almost as an afterthought, ‘There is a way to be good again.’” Now in paperback, one of the year’s international literary sensations -- a shattering story ... View more info

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A History of Sanskrit Literature

By: Keith, A. Berriedale

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 2200494

Condition: Good


Pages toned, ink stamp to title page.Large sections missing from top and bottom edges of jacket spine, ink notation to jacket front, jacket edges rubbed. 1961 Hard Cover. xxxvi, 575 pp. ...this work covers the field of Classical Sanskrit Literature, as opposed to the Vedic Literature, the epics and the Puranas. The book is divided into three parts: Part I is general, and covers the Language; Part II, Belles-Lettres and Poetics; and Part III, Scientific Literature.Keyword... View more info

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The Quatrains of Abolfat' H Ghia'th-e-Din Ebrahim Khayam of Nishabur [Rubaiyat Hakim Omar Khayyam]

By: Khayam, Abolfat' H Ghia'th-e-Din Ebrahim [Khayyam, Omar]

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Teheran, Tahrir Iran Co. 'Kashani Bros.': 1955

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2021406

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor tears.Good. 1955 Hard Cover. lvi, 306 pp. English, French, German, and original Arabic text. Color plates throughout. An interesting Iranian edition of Omar Khayyam's classic Rubaiyat. View more info

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Khayyam, Omar; Fitzgerald, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co. / McLagan & Cumming, Edinburgh:

Seller ID: 2164485

Condition: Very Good


Ink mark on front board, minor loss from spine head, ink owner stamp on endpapers. Unpaginated. Limp suede, gilt titles & decorations. Color plates by Willy Pogany tipped in. An attractive edition of Khayyam's classic work, with decorative script and borders. View more info

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, the Astronomer-Poet of Persia, Rendered into English Verse

By: Khayyam, Omar; Fitzgerald, Edward (Translator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: E.W. Porter Company, Publishers: 1897

Seller ID: 2202019

Condition: Good


Hinges repaired, edge wear. ink gift note on front endpaper. 1897 Half-Leather. 93 pp. Half-leather, marbled boards, maroon leather spine & corners, gilt titles & leaf design, gilt top page ridge, deckled fore-edge. Includes: To Omar Khayyam by Andrew Lang; Omar Khayyam, the Astronomer-Poet of Persia by Edward Fitzgerald; Rubaiyat: Text of First Edition (1859); Text of Fourth Edition (1879); Quatrains Printed in Second Edition Only (1868); Notes. View more info

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The Seven Voyages of Sindbad the Sailor

By: Mathers, E. Powys

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Press: 1949

Seller ID: 2196705

Condition: Very Good


Includes slipcase. Sandglass number 11m laid in. Light edge wear to slipcase. 1949 Hard Cover. These tales of Sindbad of among the most beloved of all the Arabian Nights' stories. View more info

Image for Oriental Tales 15 Volume Set: The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night: Now First Completely Done into English Prose and Verse, from the Original Arabic, in Nine Volumes [with] Tales from the Arabic of the Breslau and Calcutta (1814-18) Editions of the Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Not Occurring in the Other Printed Texts of the Work, Now First Done into English, in Three Volumes [with] Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp and Other Stories: Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp; Zein ul Asnam and the King of the Jinn: Two Stories Done into English from the Recently Discovered Arabic Text [with] Persian Letters: With Introduction and Notes, Now Completely Done into English, from the Original by Montesquieu, in One Volume [with] A Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour (Tartarian Tales) [Arabian Nights' Entertainment]

Oriental Tales 15 Volume Set: The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night: Now First Completely Done into English Prose and Verse, from the Original Arabic, in Nine Volumes [with] Tales from the Arabic of the Breslau and Calcutta (1814-18) Editions of the Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Not Occurring in the Other Printed Texts of the Work, Now First Done into English, in Three Volumes [with] Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp and Other Stories: Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp; Zein ul Asnam and the King of the Jinn: Two Stories Done into English from the Recently Discovered Arabic Text [with] Persian Letters: With Introduction and Notes, Now Completely Done into English, from the Original by Montesquieu, in One Volume [with] A Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour (Tartarian Tales) [Arabian Nights' Entertainment]

By: Payne, John; Montesquieu; Smithers, Leonard C.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Printed for Subscribers Only by The Athenaeum Publishing Co.: 1901

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2276243

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Limited edition, #106 of 500 sets printed on laid paper and sold exclusively to subscribers. Minor loss from a couple spine labels, light stain to spine head of final volume, front hinge of first, eighth, and ninth volumes just beginning to weaken. 1901 Hard Cover. Complete in fifteen hardcover volumes. Original red cloth with paper spine labels. Comprising John Payne's complete translation from the original Arabic of The Book of the Thousand Nights and One N... View more info

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The Satanic Verses

By: Rushdie, Salman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Viking: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2206163

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faintly rubbed. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book. Set in a modern world filled with both mayhem and miracles, the story begins with a bang: the terrorist bombing of a London-bound jet in midflight. Two Indian actors of opposing sensibilities fall to earth, transformed into living symbols of... View more info

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The Rubaiyat of Mirza-Mem'n

By: [Khayyam, Omar]; Mirza-mem'n (Zimmerman, John Stevens)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Henry Olendorf Shepard, Chicago: 1901

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1803576

Condition: Good


Second edition. No jacket. Front hinge loosening, ink name on front endpaper, spine faded. 1901 Hard Cover. 131 stanzas, unpaginated. A collection of verse, most of which has been paraphrased from McCarthy's prose translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Published pseudonymously under the name 'Mirza-Mem'n' - the author's real name was John Stevens Zimmerman. Engravings and decorative borders throughout. Purple cloth, gilt titles. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is the titl... View more info