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Title: The Arabian Nights Entertainments Title Record # 1340796
Author: Jonathan Scott
Date: 1811-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: أَلْف لَيْلَة وَلَيْلَة / Arabian Nights
Language: English
Note: "In 1811 Scott published the work by which he is chiefly known, his edition of the 'Arabian Nights Entertainment,' in 6 vols., 12mo. Edward Wortley Montagu had brought back from Turkey an approximately complete manuscript of the work (now in the Bodleian) written in 1764. Scott proposed to make a fresh translation from this manuscript, and printed a description of it, together with a table of contents, in Ouseley's 'Oriental Collection.' He abandoned the idea later on, and contented himself with revising Galland's French version (1704-1717), saying that he found it so correct that it would be useless to go over the original afresh. But he prefixed a copious introduction, interspersed with valuable notes illustrative of the manners and customs of the Mohammedans, and added some additional tales from other sources. The work, the earliest effort to render the 'Arabian Nights' into literary English, at once became popular, and was republished in London in 1882, 4 vols. 8vo, and again in 1890, 4 vols. 8vo." --Dictionary of National Biography, Vol. 17, 1909, ed. Sidney Lee
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Arabian Nights Entertainments 1811-00-00 Jonathan Scott Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown     2551
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Arabian Nights Entertainments 1914-00-00 Jonathan Scott Rand McNally & Company (Windermere)   $1.35 294
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Milo Winter  
The Arabian Nights Entertainments 2006-11-18 Jonathan Scott Project Gutenberg 19860 $0.00 294
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel Milo Winter  
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