BURTON, Richard Francis. Goa and the Blue Mountains; or, Six Months of Sick Leave. London: Richard Bentley, 1851.
12°(207 x 132mm). Folding map and 4 lithographic plates by Hullmandel from drawings by Burton. (Frontispiece and edges a little spotted). Original blind-stamped, ribbed light fawn cloth, spine with gilt-lettered title, author and publisher's imprint, (very slightly soiled, with small printed book label on paste-down). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, and first binding (?) of this rarity in bright, generally fine condition. Penzer p. 37-38, Casada 37.
Richard Francis BURTON. Goa and the Blue Mountains. London: Richard Bentley, 1851. 12° (207 x 132mm). Folding map and 4 lithographic plates. Original blind-stamped, pebbled fawn cloth, spine gilt-lettered with title and author. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE in fine condition. [and two further copies of the First Edition:] A FIRST EDITION, SECOND ISSUE. blind-stamped pale blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine, a bright copy, (in the remainder binding with the plates re-arranged). [and:] A FIRST EDITION, SECOND ISSUE. Blind-stamped red cloth, spine and cover elaborately gilt, g.e., specially prepared as a Prize Binding, with binder's ticket, (signature cut from endpaper, frayed at head and foot, inner hinge broken). Penzer 37-38. (4)