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The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities

Author: Burton, Richard
Price: $695.00
Publisher Location: Cambridge, England
Publisher: Falcon-Oliander
Year Published: 1979
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Binding: Cloth
Fine copy in red cloth, with no edgewear, no prior owner marks and bright gilt title on the spine. Very slight edge wear on the dustjacket which is NOT price clipped. Modern reprint "newly edited from the author's corrected copy with an introduction by Philip Ward". Subtitle is "A fortnight's Tour in North-Western Arabia. Burton was hopeful he could find gold in NW Arabia for the Khedive of Egypt. This short trip led to a longer exploration the next year, and the two volume work, The Land of Midian. Unfortunately, no gold was found, but this remains a sequel to his first Arabia venture, Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah. Pages xxxviii, 238.
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