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    A Collection of First Editions by Sir Richard Francis Burton and His Wife, Isabel

    Sir Richard Francis Burton. Collection of First editions. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1865-1872. Four titles in six octavo volumes. Titles include: Wit and Wisdom from West Africa; The Highlands of the Brazil; Letters from the Battle-Fields of Paraguay; Unexplored Syria (written with Charles Drake). First editions. [Together With]: Isabel Burton. A E I. Arabia, Egypt, India. London: William Mullan, 1879. First edition. Octavo. All titles bound with half-titles, and maps and plates. Uniformly bound in modern half or three-quarter black calf over red marbled boards, spines numbered in gilt, burgundy gilt morocco lettering labels. Some minor wear to a few spines, some soiling or foxing in text, a few maps with tape repairs, a few ownership signatures or stamps. Still, a very good set.

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