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Published by Collier in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesArabian nights" entertainment., Thousand and one nights.
Statementtranslated by Edward William Lane ; rev. by Stanley Lane-Poole, with introd. and notes.
SeriesThe Harvard classics -- [v. 16]
ContributionsLane, Edward William, 1801-1876., Lane-Poole, Stanley, 1854-1931.
The Physical Object
Pagination441 p., [1] leaf of plates ;
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17631192M
OCLC/WorldCa2218498

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