Paper. 330 x 200mm. 2 vols., 234 fos and 163 fos.
Half-leather green bindings with gold tooled spines.
A transcription into the Roman character of a large portion of the Alf Layla wa Layla, or Thousand and One Nights, with English notes, written when of an obscene nature in the Arabic character. Vol. 1 contains Nights 1-219, vol. 2 Nights 223-536.
Presented by the daughters of Henry Hilary (BA 1870) in July 1918. Gift-labels inside front covers.
c.1850 College bookplates inside front covers