The Caliph and the Fisherman

[Alf layla wa-layla]. Clermont-Ganneau, Charles (ed.). Histoire de Calife le pêcheur et du Calife Haroun Er-Rechid. Conte inédit des Mille et une Nuits.

Jerusalem, typographie de Terre Sainte, 1869.

8vo. 128 pp. Original printed yellow wrappers (spine repaired).


First separate edition of this tale from the Thousand and One Nights. The Arabic text, printed here in its entirety with a French translation by the editor, is taken from the six-volume Constantinople edition.

Lower corner a little buckled, still a good, sound copy. Removed from the "Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des Nahen Orients an der Universität München" with their stamp on the title-page. Rare.


Chauvin VI, p. 18. OCLC 4447422.

Art.-Nr.: BN#54155 Schlagwörter: ,