Richard Burton was a British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, spy, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnographer, ethnologist, linguist, poet, fencer, Freemason, and diplomat. Amongst other things. A man who made 'Boy's Own' look faintly pedestrian.
1860 The Lake Regions of Central AfricaLondon: 1860A finely bound, first edition, second impression of this account of Richard Burton's nineteenth century explorations of the African Great Lakes. Charmingly illustrated, with chromoxylographs plates throughout.£6,750.00Stock Code: 838J21
1893-94 The Memorial Edition of The Works of Captain Sir Richard F. BurtonLondon: 1893-94The Memorial Edition of four works by Captain Sir Richard F. Burton in seven volumes, copiously illustrated throughout with plates and folding maps.£2,290.00Stock Code: 841J7
1993-2002 The Source of the Nile; Captain Cook's Voyages 1768-1779; Into the Dark Continent The Travels of Henry Morton StanleyLondon: 1993-2002A wonderfully presented collection depicting the travel and exploration of Captain Cook, Henry Morton Stanley and Richard Burton.£160.00Stock Code: 869Q8