Lot n° 64
3500 - 4000
Result with fees
: 6 572EUR
The thousand and one nights. Arab Tales. Translated into French. New corrected edition. Paris, la compagnie des libraires, 1726. 6 volumes in-12 (165 x 92 mm) of 10 ff.n.ch., 461 pp. for Volume I; 8 ff.n.ch., 464 pp. for Volume II; 7 ff.n.ch., 557 pp. for Volume III; 1 f.n.ch., 501 pp. for Volume IV; 2 ff.n.ch, 552 pp. for volume V; 2 ff.n.ch., 548 pp., 3 ff.n.ch. of privilege for volume VI; speckled calf, cold framing net, back with ornate nerves, speckled slices (period binding).
See In French in the text, 133.
First full edition, published under a single publisher name.
"The translation of the Nights was elaborated from the manuscripts available to Galland - some of them among the best in the collection - and from stories transmitted by the "Alepin Hanna". This work offers the distinctive feature of having been created in the East, but celebrity in Europe" (In French in the text).
An introductory leaflet incorrectly inserted at the time of binding, 4 ff. with restored margins (Vol. I, p. 81; Vol. VI, pp. 243/44, 253-256).
Origin: ex-libris Dupuy in Brives.
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