* Rare Ltd Edition ** Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton 1923


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Author: Norman M Penzer (Preface by F Grenfell Baker)          Title: An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton  Publication:  Limited Edition Edition Published By A.M. Philpot Ltd London 1923………………….(See Pictures) Condition Of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in original brown cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine.This copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.Page edges untrimmed by binder as is the usual case with lavish gilt lined to the top edge of the book.This is a Limited Edition of just 500 Copies with this copy being unnumbered to the Limitations Page.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.There is some light spotting to the preliminary pages.Great copy for the collector.Large 4to 10” by 7.5” Ltd Edition UK [1923]  Sir Richard Francis Burton:  was a British explorer, writer, scholar, and soldier. He was famed for his travels and explorations in Asia, Africa, and the Americas, as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke at least 26 European, Asian, and African languagesBurton’s best-known achievements include: a well-documented journey to Mecca in disguise, at a time when Europeans were forbidden access on pain of death; an unexpurgated translation of One Thousand and One Nights (commonly called The Arabian Nights in English after early translations of Antoine Galland’s French version); the publication of the Kama Sutra in English; a translation of The Perfumed Garden, the “Arab Kama Sutra”; and a journey with John Hanning Speke as the first Europeans to visit the Great Lakes of Africa in search of the source of the Nile.UK Postage: £7.50 Sent Royal Mail 24 Tracked 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Tracked Europe Air-Mail Tracked Rest of World Air-Mail Tracked Zone 3  USA 

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