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Burton, Sir Richard F) Burton, Isabel
The Life of Captain Richard F. Burton . With numerous portraits, illustrations, and maps. In Two Volumes
Chapman & Hall, London, 1893. First edition. 2 vols. 8vo. Presentation from Lady Burton to Mrs. Chapman. Highly desirable presentation set of Lady Burton's biography of her husband, the famed explorer and linguist. The inscription reads "To Mrs. Frederic Chapman, With Isabel Burton's best regards. 1893" Original black cloth, spine titles gilt, gilt vignettes on boards and spines. Inscribed card from Isabel Burton presenting the work to the wife of publisher Frederic Chapman tipped in at pastedown of Vol. 1. Loosely inserted is a contemporary advertisement for a bronze medallion of R. F. Burton by Henry Page. Head of spine of vol. 1 worn with small loss, light rubbing to extremities, faint toning to spines. Very good plus [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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