Sale 20JJ02 | Lot 48

BURTON, RICHARD F. Group of Burtoniana.

Catalogue: Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books
BURTON, RICHARD F.  Group of Burtoniana.

Lot Details

Lot 48
BURTON, RICHARD F. Group of Burtoniana.
Comprises Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah. New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1856. First American edition. Publisher's brown cloth gilt. 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches; xv, 492 pp.; additional tinted lithographed title page, folding engraved map, tinted lithographed frontispiece. Rebacked, endpapers renewed, generally a bit worn, some foxing; with BURTON, RICHARD and M'QUEEN, JAMES. The Nile Basin. London: 1864. Publisher's cloth, rebacked not retaining original spine. Sunned, lacks maps; Wit and Wisdom from West Africa. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1865. Modern three-quarters calf. Rather worn; The Jew, The Gypsy and El Islam. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone, 1898. Modern three-quarters calf. Rather worn; The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night [and Supplemental Nights]. London: 1897. The Illustrated Library Edition. 12 volumes in publisher's three-quarters red leather, a little worn; The Kama Sutra and The Perfumed Gardens, two volumes, publisher's vellum, apparently later printings or piracies; Camoens. His life and his Lusiads. A Commentary. London: 1881. Two volumes, publisher's cloth. (20)


C From the Collection of Quentin Keynes; Gift to his American doctor

Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
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Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books

Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 10am EDT