Shirley Temple Black – 12 volumes of The Arabian Nights.
COA provenance provided.
Sir Richard F. Burton (translator). The Arabian Nights: The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. London: H. S. Nichols Ltd., 1897. The Library Edition.
Twelve octavo volumes. Contemporary dark half morocco over olive green cloth, gilt lettering and panels on spines, “Kamasashtra Edition” on tail of each spine, top edges gilt. Sun-fading on spines, moderate rubbing and extremity wear on covers, light toning and foxing on edges. Marbled endpapers. Some places over-opened, affecting textblocks. Sizable tear on front flyleaf of Volume XI. Overall, a very good set.
Personal property from the estate Shirley Temple Black.