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The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton, 2 Volumes
 by Burton, Isabel
Price: US $299.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Lady Burton was not unbiased about the life of her husband, and took some of the nasty bits out of her telling. But she also knew a great deal about... Details
The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton, 2 Volumes
 by Burton, Isabel
Price: US $600.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Lady Burton was not unbiased about the life of her husband, and took some of the nasty bits out of her telling. But she also knew a great deal about... Details
A Mission to Gelele, Two Volumes
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $750.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
A unique copy of the Memorial Edition on handmade paper and bound by Riviere and Son in full dark blue morocco, A copy was presented by the publishe... Details
An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton
 by Penzer, N.M.
Price: US $495.00
Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
The masterful bibliography of the prolific adventurer and explorer, Richard Burton, SIGNED BY PENZER, and number 119 of the edition limited to 500 cop... Details
Sindh Revisited, a Journey in the Footsteps of Capt Sir Richard F. Burton
 by Ondaatje, Christopher
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A superb study of the famed Burton's early years in India, by Ondaatje who traveled to Burton's old haunts. Pages 351 with a nice bibliography on the... Details
The Land of Median, 2 Volumes
 by Burton, Sir Richard
Price: US $1400.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
SCARCE. Two volume exploration for gold in northwest Arabia, near what is now the Jordan border. The search was for gold, unsuccessful, but explored... Details
First Footsteps in East Africa, 2 Volumes
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $470.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Memorial Edition. This was Burton's first excursion into East Africa, in which he almost got himself and his party killed. Wonderful, bright plates... Details
The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $695.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
SCARCE. 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. Thi... Details
The Nile Basin
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $600.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
SCARCE. Penzer notes that even by 1923 few copies were available in decent condition. Part One, 65 pages, "Tanganyika to be Ptolemy's Western Lake ... Details
First Footsteps in East Africa
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $500.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Original cloth with gilt turbaned man on the front cover and bright gilt title on the spine. Top edges red. Top edges of spines are a bit frayed. I... Details
The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $695.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
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 N... Details
The Fable of the Sick Lion: a Fifteenth-Century Blockbook
 by Field, Richard S. (catalogue preparer)
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Very clean inside and out, with pages bent at one corner. No prior owner marks. A very interesting study of the sick lion fable, its early versions ... Details
The Arabian Peninsula
 by Sanger, Richard H.
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
The author was at one time in charge of Arabia in the State Department, and known as a true expert , rivaling Philby of Britain. A fine book, still v... Details
Against All Enemies, Inside America's War on Terror
 by Clarke, Richard A.
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Clarke's fine confession of early incompetence by the Bush administration. Tragically that led to the USG failure to protect the American people on 9... Details
Ultimate Journey
 by Bernstein, Richard
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "Retracing the Path of an Ancient Buddhist Monk Who Crossed Asia in Search of Enlightenment." Bernstein follows his path, to the extent po... Details
China's Catholics, Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society
 by Madsen, Richard
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Focusing on the robust revival of Catholicism since the Mao years, the author is hopeful. Pages 183 with index. As new copy, no stains or prior own... Details
Hugh Trevor-Roper The Wartime Journals
 by Davenport-Hines, Richard (editor)
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
As new copy, no edge wear, original red cloth with bright gilt title on the spine. Dustjacket fine, NOT price clipped. No rubs or tears or edge wear... Details
The Itinerary of Ludovico Di Varthema of Bologna
 by Temple, Sir Richard
Price: US $85.00
Binding: Half-Leather
Book Condition: Good
Vellum spine on green cloth boads, an unnumbered copy of 975 limited edition. This copy has never been read, as top edges of signatures are uncut. N... Details
The African Republic of Liberia , and the Belgian Congo, 2 Vol.
 by Strong, Richard P (editor)
Price: US $70.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "Based on the Observations Made and Material Collected During the Harvard African Expedition 1926-1927". Original brown cloth with some we... Details
How Israel Lost, the Four Questions
 by Cramer, Richard Ben
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Not a remainder, but an impeccable copy of a thoughtful book by a prize winning Middle East correspondent. Pages 307. Details
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