Saturday, July 23, 2016

Clouston. Bakhtyar-Nama

Today's free book is Bakhtyar-Nama translated by William Ouseley and edited by William A. Clouston. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.


INTRODUCTION.
I — Oriental Fictions — The Arabian Nights — The Book of Sindibad
II — The Bakhtyar Nama and its Versions

THE BAKHTYAR NAMA.
CHAPTER I. History of King Azadbakht and the Vizier’s Daughter
CHAPTER II. Story of the Ill-Fated Merchant and his Adventures
CHAPTER III. Story of the Impatient Prince of Aleppo
CHAPTER IV. Story of Abu Saber; or, The Patient Man
CHAPTER V. Story of the King of Yemen and his Slave Abraha
CHAPTER VI. Story of King Dadin and his Two Viziers
CHAPTER VII. Story of the King of Abyssinia; showing the Artifice of Women
CHAPTER VIII. Story of the Jewel-Merchant
CHAPTER IX. Story of Abu Temam
CHAPTER X. Story of the King of Persia Conclusion
CONCLUSION Conclusion

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