Título: PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A PILGRIMAGE TO ...
Editorial: Tylston and Edwards
Año de publicación: 1893
Condición del libro: Very Good Plus
Edición: First Thus.
First Memorial Edition (from the Third Edition). 436 pp. and 479 pp., including a 64-p. index. Custom deluxe binding, with original cloth covering removed from old boards and bound-in. Three-quarter light-brown levant morocco over beige, linen cloth boards. Matching linen endpapers. Top edge gilt. Gilt lettering to spine. Five raised bands, ruled in gilt, with compartments double-ruled in gilt. More than fifty illustrations, of which five are chromolithograph plates, and 9 tinted. Several folding maps, at least one of which is color, and several folding diagrams/plans. Dime-sized chip out of top corner of leather at top of spine, Volume II. Blank bookplate to both front pastedowns. Joints recently repaired by conservator, which included reattaching front board on one volume, and reinforcing the other. Headcap Volume II restored with Japan paper. Ribbon marker detached from headband. Lovely set of one of Burton's most well-known works. Isabel Burton's photo and to frontis. After Sir Richard's death, it is said his widow burnt a large number of papers, journals and Burton'srevision to The Perfumed Garden, which some say he considered his true magnum opus, claiming "his spirit" told her to do this. So it goes. N° de ref. de la librería 72416
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