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The Arabian Nights' Entertainments. New Edition.

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1853

Provenance

Inscribed in pen and brown ink on preliminary leaf: "William Sturgis Bigelow / from his affectionate / Grandmother / MSB / Xmas. / 59"; William Sturgis Bigelow (1850-1926), by whom bequeathed to the MFA (accessioned November 9, 1983).

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

1853

Place of Publication

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 23.8 x 16.6 x 6.5 cm (9 3/8 x 6 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.479

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 600 wood engravings

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books