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Shahrázád in Art 3

One source[1] has this illustration as being the earliest Arabian Nights illustration but this copy is from a 1729 edition of Galland’s Mille et Une Nuit.  The illustration is by David Coster, a Dutch engraver.  It is was included in … Continue reading

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Galland’s Mille et une nuit part 6

For the record, here are the remaining Table of Contents for Galland’s Nights.  He no longer provides night breaks, but then, the stories are no longer derived from an Arabic manuscript. Volume 8 was published in 1709 and was published … Continue reading

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