The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton (2 volumes). Isabel Burton.

The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton (2 volumes)

London: Chapman & Hall, 1893. First edition. Leather bound. 606; 664pp. Octavo [22 cm] Bound in 1/2 leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt stamped titles on the spines. New endsheets and flyleaves. Very good. Ex-library, with only a couple of internal library marks. Item #22257

With numerous portraits, illustrations, and maps. His wife drew not from his books, but from his private journals. Burton was an explorer, ethnographer, and man of letters. He was a pilgrim to Mecca and Harar and discovered Lake Tanganyika. He also translated the Arabian Nights.

Price: $750.00

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