BURTON, Richard Francis -- Isabel BURTON. The Life of Captain Sir Richd. F. Burton, London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd., [n.d. but 1893?]. 2 volumes, 8° (223 x 140mm). Half titles, frontispieces, titles in red and black, plates. Original black cloth, blocked in yellow with a design that includes the following lettering on the upper cover of each volume 'Presented by His Wife, Isabel Burton, in affectionate memory of Sir Richard Burton' (rubbed, scuffed, small tears, stitching weak). Provenance: Mrs. Pepys (presentation inscriptions 'Mrs. Pepys with Lord Arundell's compliments'). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION ISSUE with inserted alternative titles and special binding. This issue not mentioned by Casada.
SISTED, Georgiana M. The True Life of Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton, London: H.S. Nichols, 1896. 8° (185 x 125mm). Portrait frontispiece. Original green cloth, spine gilt (spine somewhat soiled). Casada 375.
PENZER, Norman M. An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton, London: A.M. Philpot Ltd., 1923. 4° (255 x 185mm). Portrait frontispiece, plates. Original brown cloth, spine gilt, top edges gilt (lightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES, THIS COPY UNNUMBERED.
With 21 other books on Burton, his life and work. (25)