A Sketch of the Career of Richard F. Burton. Alfred Bates Richards.
A Sketch of the Career of Richard F. Burton.
A Sketch of the Career of Richard F. Burton.

A Sketch of the Career of Richard F. Burton.

London: Waterlow & Sons Limited, London Wall, 1886. 12mo, original printed stiff black paper covers with black cloth spine, Burton’s signature printed in gold on both covers. 96 pp., woodburytype portrait frontis. Clipped wood-engraved portrait of Burton affixed to verso of flyleaf.

The second, revised edition of the first biography of Burton, first published in 1880, with a fine woodburytype portrait after a photograph by Kingsbury & Notcutt of Knightsbridge. The text, as noted in the subtitle, is “Collected from ‘Men of Eminence;’ from Sir Richard and Lady Burton’s own works, from the press, from personal knowledge, and various other reliable sources.”

CONDITION: Good, extremities rubbed, old blind-stamp of one “William B. Clark” on flyleaf, tight and clean.

Item #3101

Price: $750.00

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