Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

£3,000
Category
Author

Burton, Richard

Reference

1411

Three volumes complete - Volume One - [7], viii-xiv, [3], 2-388pp; Volume Two - [5]-iv, [1]-426pp and Volume Three - [9]-x, [3], 2-448pp. Half calf and marbled paper over boards, later rebacked, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, author/volume panel to third, 'Signet Library' lettered in gilt to first panel, remaining panels with central floral spray, covers with gilt device of the 'Society of Writers to the Signet' to centre, card endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, map to volume one a little grubby and creased, otherwise internally fairly bright and clean. With a frontispiece, folding map and two plates to the first volume; a frontispiece, two plans (one folding) and three plates to volume two and a half-title, frontispiece, folding plan and six plates to the third volume as called for, bound without the adverts. Penzer, pages 49-50; Ibrahim-Hilmy I:111 and Abbey 368

Condition

1855

Condition

Good

Edition

First Edition

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