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Richard F Burton, Sir (1821-1890) - Books

Adventurer - Writer - Linguist - swordman - Scholar

He published the first translation of the Kama Sutra and his Arabian Nights was famous for its naughty bits. As he worked and travelled, he wrote many books. Some of his books (including his wife Isabela Burton's written book) are made available through reptints:


1. Burton Richard, F. Goa And The Blue Mountains Or Six Months Of Sick Leave Hc., 368p, 4 Pl., 1 Map (Reprint London 1851 Edn.) 1998, ISBN 8120606795

2. Burton Richard, F. Sindh And The Races That Inhabit The Valley Of The Indus With Notices Of The Topography And History Of Province. Hc., 422p, Map (Reprint, London 1851 Edn.) 1997, ISBN 8120607589

3. Burton Richard, F. Sind Revisited 2 Vols Hc., (Reprint London 1851 Edn.) 2001, ISBN 81206XXXXX (Set)

4. Burton Richard, F. Scinde Or, The Unhappy Valley2 Vols Hc., P. (Reprint London 1851 Edn.) 1998, ISBN 8120612922 (Set)

5. Burton Richard, F. Personal Narrative Of A Pilgrimage To Al Madinah And Meccah (Undertaken In 1853). - 2 Vols Vol. 1 : Xxvi, 436p 18 Plates - Vol. 2 : Xvi, 478p 9 Plates 22 Cm, (Reprint London 1893 Memorial Edn.) 1994, ISBN 8120609034 (Set)

6. 2./NYP/ Burton Richard, F. First Foot Steps In East Africa Or, An Exploration Of Harrar Edited By His Wife Isabela Burton Vol-1 Xxxvi, 210 P, 2 Col. Pl, 1 Map, 2 Illu. Vol-2 X, 276p, 2 Col.Pl, 1 Map, 2 Illu. Hc., , (Reprint London 1894 Memorial Edn.) 2000, ISBN 81206XXXXX (Set)

7. Burton, Isabel The Life Of Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton (1821-1890) - 2 Vols Hc., Vol 1/ Xii, 664p, 11 Plates Vol 2/ Xxvii, 606p, 8 Plates 1995, (Reprint London 1893 Memorial Edn.)1999, ISBN 8120607287 (Set)

1. NYP: not yet published
2. Publishers/Dealers: If you have Burton's books to be added to this list, please submit.


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