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Uniform Title Arabian nights. English. Selections.
Title The Arabian nights entertainments. Selected and edited by Andrew Lang. With numerous illus. by H. J. Ford.
Publication Info. New York, Dover Publications [1969]
Edition [1st ed.]

Location Call No. Status Notes
 Purdy-Kresge Library Boyce Juvenile  398.4 Ar11 L2    CHECKED IN
Description xvi, 424 p. illus. 22 cm.
Summary A collection of 26 tales told by Scheherazade to save herself and other young girls from death at the Sultan's hands.
Contents Story of the merchant and the genius -- Story of the first old man and of the hind -- Story of the second old man and of the two black dogs -- Story of the fisherman -- Story of the Greek king and the physician Douban -- Story of the husband and the parrot -- Story of the Story of the vizir who was punished -- Story of the young king of the black isles -- Story of the three calendars, sons of kings, and of five ladies of Baghdad -- Story of the first calendar, son of a king -- Story of the envious man, and of him who was envied -- Story of the third calendar, son of a king -- Seven voyages of Sinbad the sailor.
(cont.) The little hunchback -- Story of the barber's fifth brother -- Story of the barber's sixth brother -- Adventures of Prince Camaralzaman and the princess Badoura -- Noureddin and the fair Persian -- Aladdin and the wonderful lamp -- Adventures of Haroun-al-Raschid, caliph of Baghdad -- Story of the blind Baba-Abdalla -- Story of Sidi-Noumann -- Story of Ali Cogia, merchant of Baghdad -- Enchanted horse -- Story of two sisters who were jealous of their younger sister.
Subject Fairy tales.
Arabs -- Folklore.
Folklore -- Arab countries.
Added Author Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, ed.
Ford, H. J. (Henry Justice), 1860-1941, illus.
Added Title William Alfred Boyce Storytelling Collection.
ISBN 0486222896
OCLC # 12685
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