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A Secret Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina
Author: Burton, Richard
Reference #: 1246
Status: For Sale
List Price: $60.00
London: The Folio Society, 2004. 4to. Cloth. A Fine copy, in Slip Case, of the Folio Society printing of Sir Richard Burton's work first published in two volumes by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans (1855-6) under the title Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Mecccah, with this printing following that of the 1879 edition of William Mullan & Son, with minor emendations and the Introduction by tim Mackintosh-Smith penned especially for Folio. Quarto; Decorated, Illustrated buckram; 568 pp., frontispiece and 24 duotone plates; facsimile folded map laid in. One of the first to make this journey disguised as a Muslim, and at the risk of his life.
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