BURTON, Richard Francis.

Goa, and the Blue Mountains;


Goa, and the Blue Mountains;
or, six months of sick leave.
London: Richard Bentley, 1851.

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Burton’s first book and one of his less common titles. Penzer mentions “Prize” copies in red cloth gilt.


First edition, second issue, “Prize” copy, 8vo., viii, 368pp., frontispiece, folding map (lightly creased, short tear at fold), 3 tinted lithographs, original blue blind stamped cloth gilt, upper cover with large gilt device, all edges gilt, lightly soiled, inner hinges with short splits but very sound, prize inscription dated 1857 to front paste-down, an excellent copy.


Penzer pp 37-38.


Stock ID: 73618