[Item #79242] Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah. Richard F. Burton.

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

Hardcover, New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1856. First American Edition. Very Good-. Stated First American Edition. Fold-out map present and clean. Contains 2 illustrations including the frontispiece - tissue guard present. Introductory notice by Bayard Taylor. The true first edition of this title (UK) was 3 volumes. The US first is abridged. Bound in red cloth with gold spine titles and a gold moon on front cover. Previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owner name in pencil on free endpaper. Pages clean. Binding is bumped at both ends of spine. Cloth has cracks and chips at both ends of spine with loss of cloth - see our photo or ask us for additional photos. Corners rubbed with some loss of cloth. Light to moderate soiling to covers. Spine faded and age darkened. Book now protected in clear plastic jacket. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 492 pages. [Item #79242]

Price: $275.00

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