Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Their Best-Known Tales

Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Anonymous, Kate Douglas Wiggin (Editor), 2 othersNora A. Smith (Editor), Maxfield Parrish (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 344 pages
Price: $29.99

Bawdy and exotic, Arabian Nights, features the wily, seductive Scheherazade, who saves her own life by telling tales of magical transformations, genies and wishes, flying carpets and fantastical journeys, terror and passion to entertain and appease the brutal King Shahryar. First introduced into the West in 1704, the stories of The Thousand and One Nights are most familiar to American readers in sanitized children's versions.

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