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A NEW SYSTEM OF SWORD EXERCISE FOR INFANTRY

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $9,000.00

Publisher: London, William Clowes and Sons: 1876

Order Number: 10264


Boards lightly worn and with light waterstains. Front hinge started and with binding not tight. Small stamp on title page ; The rarest Burton! ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 59 pages View more info

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A RAGE TO LIVE A Biography of Richard & Isabel Burton

By: Lovell, Mary S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15011


Binding starting to crack at title page; Life stories of the Burtons, two very interesting people; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 910 pages View more info

Image for IL PENTAMERONE; OR, THE TALE OF TALES [TWO VOLUMES] Being a Translation by the Late Sir Richard Burton of IL Pentamerone; Overo Lo Cunto De LI Cunte, Tratenemiento De LI Peccerille, of Giovanni Battista Basile, Count of Torone

IL PENTAMERONE; OR, THE TALE OF TALES [TWO VOLUMES] Being a Translation by the Late Sir Richard Burton of IL Pentamerone; Overo Lo Cunto De LI Cunte, Tratenemiento De LI Peccerille, of Giovanni Battista Basile, Count of Torone

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $945.00

Publisher: London, Henry and Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 194


Small spot on top edge. Minor rubbing to boards and spine ends with light chips. Outer hinge covering weak. Boards with extremely light bubbling. Endpapers with light foxing. Hinges not tight ; Large, limited edition # 165 ; 8vo; 562 pages View more info

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LACERDA'S JOURNEY TO CAZEMBE IN 1798

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15949


Wear to extremities. Front hinge started with ffep slightly loose. Archival tape repair to fold-out front map. Binding loose in spots; The story of the Portugese expeditions through central Africa, translated and annotated by Sir Richard Burton; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages View more info

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SCINDE; OR, THE UNHAPPY VALLEY [TWO VOLUMES]

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 103


Very light foxing to first few pages vol. 1; This is Burtons' first book written while on active duty in modern-day India and Pakistan. Rebound in attractive blue full leather boards with gilt spine lettering and three raised bands. Marbled endpapers. ; 12mo; 297, 309 pages View more info

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SIR RICHARD BURTON'S WIFE

By: Burton, Jean

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Order Number: 12492


Wear & chipping to price clipped, tape repaired DJ; Biography of Isabel Burton, the wife of the great explorer ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 378,xiii pages View more info

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SIR RICHARD BURTON'S WIFE

By: Burton, Jean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6490


Spine lettering faded. Binding not tight; Biography of Isabel Burton, the wife of the great explorer ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 378,xiii pages View more info

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THE CARMINA OF CATULLUS

By: Burton, Richard F. & Smithers, Leonard C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed: 1894

Order Number: 15952


Wear to extremities. Endpapers browned. Tissue guard to frontispiece shows small closed tear; Translator Burton was working on this epic poem when he died. Co-worker Smithers handled the prose portions and annotations. Privately printed edition for the translators limited to 1000 copies. Translated using the Latin text of Mueller from 1885, among others ; 8vo; 313 pages View more info

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THE CITY OF THE SAINTS And Across the Rocky Mountains to California

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $1,795.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 166


Light rubbing to extremities. Hinges weakening. Small stamp to half title page and dedication page. First and last few pages a bit yellowed. ; Green cloth with gilt vignette and gilt spine lettering. Numerous illustrations and one fold-out map; 8vo; 707 pages View more info