Saturday, July 23, 2016

Clouston. The Book of Sindibad

Today's free book is The Book of Sindibad; or, the Story of the King, His Son, the Damsel, and the Seven Vazirs, translated from the Persian and Arabic by William A. Clouston. NOTE: This is not "Sinbad the Sailor," but a different collection of tales.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

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


THE BOOK OF SINDIBAD

Sindibad:
Story of the Old Fox and the Monkey
Story of the Camel, the Wolf, the Fox, and the Pumpkin
Story of the King of Kashmir and the Elephant

First Vazir:
Story of the King of the Monkeys
Story of the Confectioner, his Wife, and the Parro
Story of the Officer, his Mistress, his Servant, and the Woman's Husband

The Damsel:
Story of the Washerman and his Son

The Second Vazir:
Story of the Two Partridges
Story of the Old Man who sent his Young Wife to the Market to buy Rice

The Damsel:
Story of the Prince and the Ghul

The Third Vazir:
Story of the Snake and the Cat
Story of the Libertine Husband

The Damsel:
Story of the Monkey and the Boar

The Fourth Vazir:
Story of the Bathkeeper
Story of the Go-Between and the She-Dog

The Fifth Vazir:
Story of the Pretended Widow
Story of the Woman and her Father-in-Law

The Damsel:
Story of the Robber, the Lion, and the Monkey

The Slxth Vazir:
Story of the Perl and the Devotee
Story of the Concealed Robe

The Damsel:
Story of the Changed Sex

The Seventh Vazir:
Story of the King and the Virtuous Wife
Story of the Man who compiled a Book on the  Wiles of Women

The Prince:
Story of the Poisoned Guests
Story of the Careless Mother
Story of the Infant in the Cradle
Story of the Stolen Purse and the Child of Five Years
Story of the Sandal-wood Merchant and the Advice of the Blind Old Man
Story of the King's Daughter and her Liberator

Conclusion

THE SEVEN VAZIRS

The First Vazir:
Story of Ahmed the Orphan
Story of the Merchant, his Wife, and the Parrot

The Damsel:
Story of the Fuller and his Son
Story of the Sultan and the Vazlr's Wife

The Second Vazir:
Story of the Officer and the Merchant's Wife

The Damsel:
Story of the Prince and the Ghul

The Third Vazir:
Story of the Drop of Honey
Story of the Woman and the Rice-Seller

The Damsel:
Story of the Transformed Prince

The Fourth Vazir:
Story of the Bathman
Story of the Old Woman and the She-Dog

The Damsel:
Story of the Goldsmith and the Singing Girl

The Fifth Vazir:

Story of the Young Man who was taken to the Land of Women

The Damsel:
Story of the Lover in the Chest

The Sixth Vazir:
Story of the Merchant's Wife and her Suitors
Story of the Three Wishes

The Damsel:
Story of the Devout Woman and the Magpie
Story of Prince Bahram and Princess Ed-Detma

The Seventh Vazir:
Story of the Burnt Veil

The Prince:
Story of the Poisoned Food

Conclusion

APPENDIX

The Camel, Wolf, and Fox
The King of the Monkeys
The Merchant and his Parrot
The Double Infidelity
The Infected Loaves
The Fuller and his Son
The Blackguard
The Two Partridges
The Two Pigeons
The Bread Elephant
The Prince and the Ghul
The Snake and the Cat
The Libertine Husband
The Monkey and the Boar
The Go-Between and the She-Dog
The Pretended Widow
The Father-in-Law
The Robber and the Lion
The Peri and the Devotee (The Three Wishes)
The Concealed Robe — The Burnt Veil
The Lady in the Glass Case
The Lion's Track
The Wiles of Women
The Poisoned Guests
The Stolen Purse
The Advantages of Travel
The Four Liberators
The Damsel's Fate
The Fox and the People
Destiny, or the Son of the Sage
The Woman and the Abbot
The Revolt of Absalom
The Death of Absalom
The Disguised Young Man
The Hunchbacks
Ahmed the Orphan
The Drop of Honey
The Changed Sex
The Goldsmith and the Singing Girl
The Forbidden Doors; or, Curiosity
The Lover in the Chest
The Birds: Slave-Boy, etc.
The Lady and her Suitors
The Amazon

THE SEVEN WISE MASTERS:
The Tree and its Branch
The Knight and the Greyhound
The Boar and the Herdsman
Hippocrates' Nephew
Robbery of the King's Treasury
The Husband Shut Out
The King and his Seneschal
The Wise Old Man
Merlin's Pillar
The Burgess and Magpie
The Seven Evil Counsellors
The Widow who was Comforted
The Siege of Rome
The Two Dreams
The Ravens
Conclusion
The Spoiled Daughter
The Bad Stepmother
The Three Knights and the Lady

DOLOPATHOS; OR, THE KING AND THE SEVEN SAGES 
The Dog and the Snake
The King's Treasury
The Best Friend
The Hard Creditor
The Widow's Son
The Master Thief
The Swan Children
The Husband Shut Out
Conclusion

Additional Note: The Tank of Trial

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