London, South Kensington
22 September 2004
BURTON, Richard Francis. Notes on the Castellieri or Prehistoric Ruins of the Istrian Peninsula, [Trieste: n.d. but 1874]. 8° (220 x 142mm). Drop-head title, 4 lithographed plates, 2 double-page. Original wrappers. Provenance: upper cover inscribed by the author 'Captain Richard Burton Notes on the Castellieri of the Istrian Peninsula'. A very rare offprint - originally published in issue number 3 of Anthropologia. Casada 50.
CLARK, F. The East-India Register and Directory, for 1843, London: 1843. 12° (172 x 103mm). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges. Ensign R.F. Burton is listed is the most junior officer in the 14th Regiment Native Infantry - see p.33 of the section on the 'Bombay establishment'.
With a quantity of books, pamphlets and other printed ephemeral material, by or on R. F. Burton, including: R.F. Burton [contributor] The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society (London, 1879), R. F. Burton's The Long Wall of Salona and the Ruined Cities of Pharia and Gelsa di Lesina ([London, n.d, but 1875-1876]) and R. F. Burton's [Specification of Captain Richard Burton. Fire-arms and projectile] (London, 1876, 2pp.).
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