An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton.

Penzer, Norman M.

Book ID: 10599

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4to. xvi, 351 pp., frontispiece portrait from the painting of Burton by Lord Leighton, half-title, 24 b/w plates, preface by F. Grenfell Baker, original buckram, lightly soiled, spine lettered in gilt, appendices, index, spine extremities lightly bumped, A. M. Philpot Ltd, London, first edition, 1923.

Synopsis

Numbered and Limited edition of 500 copies signed by the author, of which this copy is numbered 78. The most extensive and thorough bibliography of the works written or translated by Sir Richard Francis Burton. The bibliography displays all editions of Burton’s works with detailed description. A large section discusses the various editions of Burton’s translation of The Book of The Thousand Nights and a Night. The third part lists in chronological order al articles, pamphlets, reviews, and cuttings related to Burton.
F. Grenfell Baker, who wrote the preface to this book, was the travelling medical adviser to R. F. Burton and was the founder of the Burton Memorial Fund.

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