Sir Richard Burton's Travels in Arabia and Africa. Four Lectures from a Huntington Library Manuscript [SIGNED]

San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1990.

Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. 110 pp, bound in green cloth. Clean and tight. Dust jacket has a few rubbed spots. Inscribed in October 1990 by Hayman to Burton scholar and bibliographer James Casada. Huntington Library calendar listing the two-day Burton conference laid in. Includes the text of four lectures Burton presented in Brazil in 1866, now housed at the Huntington. Two lectures discuss Burton's visits to Mecca and Medina and the other two discuss his journeys to Harar and Dahomey (where he tried to persuade King Gelele to abandon the practice of human sacrifice.

Signed by Author(s).

Item #13714

Price: $50.00

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