THE ARABIAN NIGHTS illustrated with engravings, from designs by R. Westhall, R.A. In four volumes.
London.Printed for J. Booker; Baldwin, Cradock and Joy; Rodwell & Martin; and G & W. Whitaker. 1819. Vol I 357 pp; Vol II 349 pp; Vol III 340 pp Vol IV 383 pp. All volumes have an half-title with engraved vignette, and black and white engravings throughout. Bound in highly polished gilt panelled dark blue calf; gilt ornaments to the corners; five raised bands to the spine with compartments decorated in gilt; red title and volume labels; place of publication with date to the heel of the spine. All edges marbled with marbled end-papers and dentelles.12 mo. The bindings have a few light scratches and occasional light rubbing; a little spotting and browning to the illustrations with offset discolouration to the opposite page; the corners are lightly bumped; else a very handsome and attractive set.