1001 NACHT. Aus der von Felix Paul Greve Besorgtenvollstandigen Ausgabe und in Vier Banden Herausgegeben von Paul Ernst.
Four volumes. Variant binding of publisher's brown leather with gilt decorated spine, top edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon markers bound in. (iv), (497), (3); (iv), (472); (iv), (449), (3); (iv), (503), (1) pp. Minor cover rubbing; some inner hinges cracked; else a VG set A selection from DIE ERZAHLUNGEN AUS DEN TAUSEND UND EIN NACHTEN (12 vols., 1907-08), Grove / Greve's translation of Burton's editon, and the first complete edition in German. This selection also came in brown leather with gilt top edges. "Frederick Philip Grove", as he called himself when he immigrated to Canada, left behind in Germany a literary career which he failed to mention in his "autobiography" IN SEARCH OF MYSELF. 2.5 kg parcel.