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Lady Isabel Burton

A E I Arabia Egypt India A Narrative Travel

Presentation copy signed by Lady Burton.

Published: William Mullan and Son, London, 1879

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition.

Inscription reads:

'George P. Smith with Isabel Burton's kind compts March 14 1879'

Publishers original grey beveled decorative cloth.

Stamped on front and spine in gold and silver gilt.

Spine has been repaired. Otherwise in very good condition. 

Inscribed by Isabel Burtunt to George P. Smith.

viii, 488 pages. Bookbinders label present.

15 illustrations + 2 maps.

Lady Isabel Burton left for India with her husband Richard

in December 1875 and returned to Trieste in June 1876.

Her account is almost entirely devoted to the time spent in

India with shorter accounts of the voyages to and from,

including an interesting chapter on a stop to at Jeddah on

the way to India. Portions of the book are generally thought

to have been written by her husband. 

Recorded shipping weight 2000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery. 

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: good
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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