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Printed Books, Maps & Documents

30 January 2019

Burton (Richard F.).

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Lot 13

Estimate: £400 - £600
Sold For: £980

The Lake Regions of Central Africa, 2 volumes, 1st edition, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860,
12 tinted wood-engraved plates, folding map (loose and with small section of loss at one corner), 24 pp. publisher's advertisements to rear of volume 2 dated October 1858, scattered finger-soiling, Bolton Public Library blind stamps, a few plates in volume 2 partially damp-stained and volume 2 frontispiece and plate facing p. 155 loose and frayed, modern blue half calf to style, 8vo (21.3 x 13 cm), together with: Blunt (Anne), A Pilgrimage to Nejd, 2 volumes in 1, 2nd edition, John Murray, 1881, half-title to volume 1, 14 wood-engraved plates, folding map of northern Arabia (loose and spotted), occasional repairs in fore margins, gilt edges, modern red half morocco, 8vo (19.5 x 12 cm), Skrine (Clarmont P.) Chinese Central Asia, 1st edition, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926, colour frontispiece, 38 half-tone photographic plates, folding map (partial split to one fold), Signet Library plate to front pasetdown, original red cloth, spine slightly rolled, a few pale marks, 8vo, Hutchinson (Thomas J.), Ten Years' Wanderings among the Ethiopians, 1st edition, Hurst and Blackett, 1861, tinted lithographic frontispiece with tissue-guard, 16 pp. publisher's advertisements, ink-stamps to front pastedown and recto of frontispiece, original purple cloth, rubbed, sunned and marked, spine rolled, tips bumped, 8vo, Elliott (Charles, translator), The Life of Hafiz ool-Moolk, Hafiz Rehmut Khan, written by his son, the Nuwab Moost'ujab Khan Buhadoor, and entitled Goolistan-i-Rehmut, abridged and translated from the Persian, 1st edition, for the Oriental Translation Fund, 1831, half-title, lithographic dedication leaf in purple to the Marquess of Londonderry, contents largely unopened, original cloth, paper spine-label, large 8vo, Wissman (Hermann von), My Second Journey through Equatorial Africa from the Congo to the Zambesi in the Years 1886 and 1887, 1st edition in English, Chatto & Windus, 1891, 32 wood-engraved plates, folding map, original cloth, rubbed and marked, spine rolled, 8vo, and 6 others, African and Asian travel in the original cloth, 8vo and 4to
Penzer pp. 65-6 (Burton); Macro 555 (for the first edition of Blunt); Yakushi S592 (Skrine).

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