Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Richard F[rancis]. Burton. Sindh. And the Races that Inhabit the Valley of the Indus; with Notices of the Topography and History of the Province. London: Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1851. First edition. Octavo (8.5 x 5.375 inches; 216 x 138 mm.). viii, 422 pages. Inserted engraved folding map frontispiece, printed on blue paper. Three-quarter calf over yellow cloth; boards ruled in gilt; spine decorated in gilt with five raised bands, black morocco spine label lettered in gilt. All edges trimmed, top edge gilt. Minor wear to spine ends, raised bands, edges, corners and joints of binding. Slight roughening, toning to edges of text block. A few scattered spots of foxing with offsetting from calf onto free endpapers. Small speckles of whitish discoloration to folding map, with some archival repairs to folds. Some light foxing scattered occasionally throughout interior. Very good. Burton's third book, covering the culture, society, and religion of what is now part of present-day Pakistan. Penzer, p. 40.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    6th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 356

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 March 29 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,569,038