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Burton, Richard F., Lieut
Goa, and the Blue Mountains; or six months of sick leave
Richard Bentley, London, 1851. First edition of the author's first book, second issue (blue, not fawn cloth), 8vo, pp. viii, 368; folding map, 4 lithograph plates; original blue cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine, a.e.g.; extremities rubbed, front hinge just starting; good and sound, or better. Prize inscription on half-title. Penzer, pp. 37-8; Casada 37: "It shows Burton's early development as a travel writer and bears all the hallmarks of his efforts in this genre." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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