Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Arabian Nights in Canada Part 1

I know of no Canadian translation of the Nights.  Canadian published editions are few and far between.  It is the UK and the US  who produce almost all of the English versions of the Nights.  The earliest Nights edition I … Continue reading

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The Miniature Arabian Nights

Speaking of small books, miniature books are a whole collecting interest of its own.  The Miniature Book Society (USA) defines a miniature book as one which is no larger than three inches (75mm) in height, width, or thickness.  By that … Continue reading

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Obscure Arabian Nights, part 1

Aladdin, Ali Baba and Sindbad are undoubtedly the favourite and most well known of the many tales from the Arabian Nights.  They are the three most likely tales to appear as their own book, often adapted for children. Shown here … Continue reading

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