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BURTON, ISABEL:
A. E. I. Arabia Egypt India. A Narrative of Travel. London, William Mullan and Son, 1879.
1879. Pp. viii, 488. With two coloured maps and twelve full page plates. Publisher's cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt and silver, extremities rubbed, corners bumped, expertly rebacked with original spine preserved. Library markings and bookplate. Inscribed by the author. First edition of Isabel and Richard Burton's travel to India in 1875-6. They visited Jeddah, Bombay, Hyderabad and Goa among other places. This narrative which is partly written by Richard describes the Massacre at Jeddahin in 1858, the Nizam Diamond in Hyderabad, the sanitaria of Western India, the civil and religious history of Goa, the career of St. Francis Xavier and his canonization, etc. Robinson p. 232. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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