Lot 11
  • 11

Burton, Richard F.

3,000 - 5,000 USD
8,125 USD
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  • 'A group of Five First Editions'. London: 1860, 1872, 1876, 1879, 1883 
  • Paper, ink, lether, cloth
'The Lake Regions of Central Africa...'. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. 2 volumes, 8vo. Half-titles, 12 tinted plates, folding map. Half tan calf, spines with raised bands in six compartments; spines lightly sunned, staining to vol. II spine, rubbing to spines and edges. [Casada 42; Penzer, p.65] — 'Zanzibar; City, Island, and Coast'. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872. 2 volumes, 8vo. 5 maps and plans, 1 of which folding, 11 engraved plates; foxing, some toning, closed tear and creasing to map. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, rounded spines with gilt lettering and rules, edged speckled red; spines faded, boards rubbed. [Casada 72; Penzer, 88]. — 'Two Trips to Gorilla Land...'. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1876. 2 volumes, 8vo. 2 folding maps, 4 engraved plates. Maroon half morocco with red cloth, spines with raised bands in six compartments, top edges gilt, marbled end papers; minor rubbing to extremities. — 'The Land Of Midian (Revisited)'. London: Keegan Paul & Co., 1879. 2 volumes, 8vo. 16 plates, folding map; one or two stray spots, one plate loose (vol. I) closed tear to map. Later three-quarter green morocco over green cloth covered boards, spines with raised bands in six compartments, top edges gilt, green cloth endpapers; corners slightly bumped, minor edgewear. [Casada 44; Penzer 96]. — Burton, Richard F., and Verney Lovett Cameron. 'To The Gold Coast For Gold'. London: Chatto & Windus, 1883. 2 volumes, 8vo. Half-titles, 2 folding maps, 1 colored plate, publisher's advertisements at end of vol. I. Original red cloth, covers and spines printed in black, gray, and gilt, black endpapers; some foxing to edges, spines sunned, some fading to covers. [Casada 65; Penzer, 106] 

Catalogue Note

Five first editions, including some of Richard F. Burton's most important works