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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, NY .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesArabian nights" entertainments
Statementtranslated by Richard F. Burton.
SeriesDover thrift editions
ContributionsBurton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7716.A1 B813 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3952233M
ISBN 100486419177
LC Control Number2001047815

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