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Sir Richard Burton. A Biography (Out of Print)
by Hastings, Michael
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Book ID: A8467, A8467
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1978. First American Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 288pp. Brown cloth with beige papered boards, gilt titling to spine, 16pp. b&w photo insert, bibliography, index.
A biography of Sir Richard F. Burton (1821-1890), the renowned explorer, author, and ethnographer, famous for his travels throughout the Middle East (most notably in disguise to Mecca), and for his voluminous translation of the "One Thousand and One Nights" and for bringing the "Kama Sutra" to the attention of an English-speaking audience.
Lower spine lightly bumped, top edge a little dusty otherwise a bright VG+ copy in near VG dust jacket. ( Dust jacket a bit darkened and discoloured - more so at spine & inner flaps, panels rubbed, edges chafed with some shipping at spine ends, not clipped).
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