This volume reproduces the 1932 Modern Library edition, for which Bennett A. Cerf chose the most famous and representative stories from Sir Richard F. Burton's multi-volume translation, and includes Burton's extensive and acclaimed explanatory notes.
About the Author
Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) was an renown British explorer, writer, translator, and linguist who is best known for his travels within Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Of his many achievements, one of his most recognizable contributions is a translation of One Thousand and One Nights, also commonly known as The Arabian Nights.
Kenneth C. Mondschein earned his Ph.D. in History at Fordham University. He lives in New York, NY.