The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night

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For other English-language translations of this work, see One Thousand and One Nights.
The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night  (1901) 
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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night (Arabic: كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة‎kitāb ʾalf laylah wa-laylah; Persian: هزار و یک شبhezār-o yek šab) is a collection of stories collected over many centuries by various authors, translators and scholars.
John Payne's translation was originally published in 1882–4. This edition was published in 1901 in London.
See also "Arabian Nights," in The New International Encyclopædia, New York: Dodd, Mead and Co. (1905)

كتاب الف
ليلة و ليلة

THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND ONE NIGHT: NOW FIRST COMPLETELY DONE INTO ENGLISH PROSE AND VERSE, FROM THE ORIGINAL ARABIC, BY JOHN PAYNE (AUTHOR OF “THE MASQUE OF SHADOWS,” “INTAGLIOS,” “SONGS OF LIFE AND DEATH,” “LAUTREC,” “THE POEMS OF MASTER FRANCIS VILLON OF PARIS,” “NEW POEMS,” ETC. ETC.). IN NINE VOLUMES.

LONDON
PRINTED FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY
1901

Note: The front and back matter (preface, essay and index) are presented here as separate from the volumes. Inside each volume, the original contents, as printed, are available. For convenience, the full contents, without any separation by volumes are also provided at the end. (Wikisource contributor note)

Prefatory Note

The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night: Its History and Character

Index to the Tales

Full Contents (All 9 volumes)

Illustrations

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Original:

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

 
Translation:

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.