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Image for Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains. An Exploration.

Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains. An Exploration.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $1,400.00

Publisher: London:, Tinsley Brothers, 1863.: 1863

Seller ID: ME1008


2 volumes. 8vo. xvi, 333, [1], [2]; v, 306, [2] pp. Vol. I: Original photographic mounted photo as frontispiece plate, 1 plate (facing p. 149); vol. II: frontispiece engraving, folding map of "The Camaroons Mountains", 2 plates (facing pp. 128, 136). Total plates: 4. Ads included at rear of both vols. Partly unopened. Original blind-embossed dark green cloth, neatly rebacked with matching cloth and with original back-strips mounted to restore the original binding... View more info

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Etruscan Bologna: a study.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London:, Smith, Elder & Co., 1876.: 1876

Seller ID: ME1009


Sm. 8vo. xii, 275, [1] pp. Folding pull-out frontispiece printed in sepia, wood block illus. throughout, index. Errata. Original gray/lavender black-stamped Etruscan decorative motif to upper and lower edges of front & back covers (Penzer calls this a first issue point) cloth with gilt Temple of Misanello on upper cover, gilt spine title, coated black endleaves. Bookplates of Flodden W. Heron, San Francisco; Mills College Library (withdrawn). Very good +. FIRST EDITION.... View more info

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A New System of Sword Exercise for Infantry.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London:, Printed and Published by William Clowes and Sons, 1876.: 1876

Seller ID: ME1007


Sm. 8vo. 59, [1] pp. Half-title, figs. Later half black calf, red marbled paper covers boards, gilt spine title, new endleaves. Fine. First edition. "A programme designed for infantry training with a number of exercises being described in detailed illustrations." – Casada. // Casada 48; Penzer, p. 93: "Very rare." First Edition. View more info

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First Footsteps in East Africa; or, an exploration of Harar.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856.: 1856

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: ME1012


8vo. xl, 590, [595]-648 pp. 2 engraved maps, 4 chromolithographed plates, 7 figs., index. Early navy blue gilt-stamped calf, brownish/red spine label, all edges marbled. Bookseller's labels: R.J. Bush, 32 Charing Cross; Jake Zeitlin, Los Angeles [ca. 1932]. Inscribed: "Arthur Vickris Pryor with the best wishes of his friend Edmond L. Hanbury, on his leaving Eton, Election 1864." FIRST EDITION. The appendix skips section IV as usual, due to its discussion of fema... View more info

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Selected Papers on Anthropology, Travel & Exploration. Now edited with an Introduction and Occasional Notes by N.M. Penzer.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London:, A.M. Philpot Ltd., 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: ME1016


8vo. 240 pp. Half-title, index; foxed. Original full tan gilt-stamped bevelled buckram, t.e.g. LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies printed on handmade paper, each hand-numbered (#63). This work supplements Norman Penzer's broadly reaching bibliography of the works of Sir Richard Francis Burton. Many readers found that the bibliography referenced items so rare that they were unable to obtain copies. Penzer, recognizing this need, selected these papers both for their rarity and... View more info

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Sind Revisited: With notices of the Anglo-Indian Army; Railroads; Past, Present, and Future.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley and Son, 1877.: 1877

Seller ID: ME1017


2 volumes. 8vo. xii, 343; iv, 331, [1] pp. Half-title (vol. I as called for). Dedication page to the memory of General Walter Scott, Bombay Engineers. Original mauve cloth stamped with black decorative pattern, gilt-stamped spines; neatly rebacked to match original, preserving original spines. Bookplates of George Merryweather. Very good. FIRST EDITION. This is essentially an annotated reprint of Burton's 1851 book, Scinde, or the Unhappy Valley. For this edition he mad... View more info

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Goa, and the Blue Mountains; or, Six Months of Sick Leave.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley, 1851.: 1851

Seller ID: ME1013


Sm. 8vo. viii, 368 pp. Half-title, frontispiece color-tinted lithograph of Goa, folding map of Goa, India, 3 lithographic plates (pp. 60, 265, 339); map tear mended on verso. Original brown blind-stamped publisher's cloth, gilt spine titles; read endleaf with corner clipped (removing ownership signature), soiling to covers, corners showing. Very good. FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Penzer describes a first issue (same as this copy, "light fawn cloth" ... View more info

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Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. By a F.R.G.S.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $1,850.00

Publisher: London:, Tinsley Brothers, 1863.: 1863

Seller ID: ME1025


2 volumes. Small 8vo. viii, [2], 303, [1]; [vi], 295, [1] pp. Half-titles, folding map of "The West Coast of Africa"; some edge tears. Original publisher's dark maroon blind-stamped cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles, author cited as "R.F. Burton F.R.G.S." on spine. Bookplates of George Merryweather. Near fine. First edition; second issue binding [with Burton's name on the spine]. The first issue binding does include the author's name on the spine. "Th... View more info

Image for [Four papers by Burton]: [I] "Anthropological Collections from the Holy Land. By Richard F. Burton; With notes on the Human Remains." By Dr. C. Carter Blake, pp. 300-345; Burton is mentioned in a paragraph on vol. 2 p. 9, relating to a paper given by Mr. George Harris on hereditary transmission of endowments … [relates to Francis Galton]; [II] "Anthropological Collections from the Holy Land No. III. Notes on the Hamah Stones, with reduced transcripts," pp.41-63; [III] "On Human Remains and Other Articles from Iceland," pp. 342-4; [IV] "The Primordial Inhabitants of Minas Geraes, and the Occupations of the Present Inhabitants," pp. 407-23.

[Four papers by Burton]: [I] "Anthropological Collections from the Holy Land. By Richard F. Burton; With notes on the Human Remains." By Dr. C. Carter Blake, pp. 300-345; Burton is mentioned in a paragraph on vol. 2 p. 9, relating to a paper given by Mr. George Harris on hereditary transmission of endowments … [relates to Francis Galton]; [II] "Anthropological Collections from the Holy Land No. III. Notes on the Hamah Stones, with reduced transcripts," pp.41-63; [III] "On Human Remains and Other Articles from Iceland," pp. 342-4; [IV] "The Primordial Inhabitants of Minas Geraes, and the Occupations of the Present Inhabitants," pp. 407-23.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.; Charles Carter BLAKE (1840-c.1887).

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London:, Trubner, 1872-3.: 1872

Seller ID: ME1006


Series: The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vols. 1+2. 2 vols. 8vo. [ii], 427, [1], clx; [ii], 455, [1], 24 pp. Plates (some folding). Contemporary half black calf, marbled boards, gilt spine titles; rubbed. Set placed within a 2-part compartmentalized brown cloth felt-lined box with navy blue leather edging to the spine-side. Very good. This contemporary half-calf two-volume collection of scientific papers on anthropology includes... View more info

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Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads. A commentary.

By: CAMOENS, Luiz Vaz de (1524/5-1580); BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London:, Bernard Quaritch, 1881.: 1881

Seller ID: ME1029


2 volumes. Small 8vo. vii, [1], 366; [367]-738 pp. Glossary. Early half dark brown crushed morocco, marbled paper over boards, blind and gilt-edge rules, maroon gilt-stamped spine labels, t.e.g.; a bit rubbed, but a very handsome set. Bookplates of George Merryweather and Thomas Tarleton Hodgson. Very good+. This is part of the six-volume series of books published by Bernard Quaritch, written by Burton, and offering a complete treatment of the works of Camoens, the Lusi... View more info