Burton (Inscribed), James M'Queen; 1st Edition ; London, Tinsley Brothers; Maps; Original Cloth; 4/2/195/4 Pages; w5.6"xh8.3"; Very Rare! Original Maroon cloth with gold labeling to spine, three maps, inscribed by Author to a Lady on half title, and a Great Read! Sir Richard Francis Burton (19 March 1821 - 20 October 1890) was a British explorer, writer, scholar, and soldier. He was famed for his travels and explorations in Asia, Africa, and the Americas, as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke twenty-nine European.
Showing Tanganyika to be Ptolemy's Western Lake Reservoir. A Memoir Read Before the Royal Geographical Society, November 14, 1864. Captain Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile. Some wear to edges/ends of spine, few marks to back board, darker in person, few minor blemishes/margins, most pages/hinges/text block are very good!
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