London, South Kensington
22 September 2004
BURTON, Richard Francis (translator). The Lands of Cazembe, Lacerda's Journey to Cazembe in 1798, London: John Murray for the R.G.S., 1873. 8° (219 x 142mm). Folding map. Blue cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION IN BRIGHT CONDITION. Penzer p. 89-90.
With a collection of 10 works by Burton including Os Lusiadas (London, 1880-1884, 6 vols., FIRST EDITION), Iraçèma Or Honey Lips & Manuel de Moraes, The Convert (London, 1886, FIRST EDITION), Arthur Leared's Marocco and the Moors (London, 1891) and Wandering on Three Continents (London, 1901, signed by N.M. Penzer on paste-down).
And 15 other volumes including a selection of titles by or about Isabel Burton: The Passion-Play at Ober-Ammergau (London, 1900, FIRST EDITION); W.H. Wilkins' The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton. The Story of Her Life (London, 1897, FIRST EDITION, signed and dated by the Burtons colleague and friend on vol. I endpaper verso, 1897), Jean Burton's Sir Richard Burton's Wife (New York, 1941, FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON PRESENTATION LEAF.)
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PLEASE NOTE THE COPY OF W.H. WILKINS' THE ROMANCE OF ISABEL LADY BURTON IN THIS LOT IS PUBLISHED LONDON: 1898 AND IS NOT A SIGNED FIRST EDITION AS STATED IN THE CATALOGUE.
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