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Thousand and one days

Thousand and one days

Persian tales : in two volumes

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Published by Printed for J. and R. Tonson ... in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the French by Ambrose Philips, Esq.
ContributionsPétis de La Croix, François, 1653-1713., Le Sage, Alain René, 1668-1747, Philips, Ambrose, 1674-1749, Copley, Joseph, Sir, d. 1838 (bookplate)
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL17383589M

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The Thousand and One Days, a companion collection to The Thousand and One Nights, was published in – by French Orientalist scholar François Pétis de la Croix who advertised it as the faithful, albeit selective translation of a Persian work.

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Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Thousand and One Days: Persian Tales Volume 2 of The Thousand and One Days: Persian Tales, François Pétis de La Croix: Author: François Pétis de La Croix: Translated by: Ambrose Philips: Edition: 7: Publisher: Tonson, Original from: Columbia University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Ten Oriental tales of romance and adventure, said to have been discovered and translated by a Frenchman in Persia at about the same time Galland brought the Thousand and One Nights to Europe, and set like the Nights in a framework story.

In this one a nurse spins tales to distract a princess pining for a prince she has seen in a vision — and meets in the flesh just as the. Grant R. Brimhall Library • East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA | () Newbury Park Library • Borchard Road, Newbury Park, CA | () In the preface to the original edition (Paris, ) Pétis de la Croix claims that the tales were translated from a manuscript copy of a Persian collection entitled "Hezaryek-Rous" (Hazar yek ruz, the thousand and one days) cf.

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