The Land of Midian (Revisited)

Burton, Richard F.

Published by Kegan Paul, London, 1879
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL CLOTH of Burton's second expedition through Midian (northwest Arabia). Although Burton failed to unearth the vast amounts of gold he believed were in the region, the expedition, sponsored by the Egyptian Khedive Ismail I, was a major geographical and archaeological success. Complete with folding map, 6 colored plates, 10 uncolored plates, numerous illustrations in the text, and 32-page catalogue at end of vol. 2. Map and plates in pristine condition. Provenance: the prestigious Signet Library, with handsome "Society of Writers to her Majesty's Signet" bookplate with coat-of-arms on front pastedown of each volume and "Signet Library" written in ink on front free endpaper of each volume. London: Kegan Paul, 1879. Octavo, original ochre cloth. Two volumes. Very mild darkening to spines and slight rubbing to spine ends. A beautiful copy, rare in this condition. Bookseller Inventory # 297

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Title: The Land of Midian (Revisited)

Publisher: Kegan Paul, London

Publication Date: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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