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Sir Richard Burton"s travels in Arabia and Africa

four lectures from a Huntington Library manuscript

by Sir Richard Burton

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Published by Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Medina (Saudi Arabia),
  • Mecca (Saudi Arabia),
  • Somalia,
  • Benin
    • Subjects:
    • Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890 -- Travel -- Saudi Arabia -- Medina.,
    • Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890 -- Travel -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca.,
    • Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890 -- Travel -- Somalia.,
    • Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890 -- Travel -- Benin.,
    • Medina (Saudi Arabia) -- Description and travel.,
    • Mecca (Saudi Arabia) -- Description and travel.,
    • Somalia -- Description and travel.,
    • Benin -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by John Hayman.
      ContributionsHayman, John, 1935-, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS248.M5 B873 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination109 p. :
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1883518M
      ISBN 100873281314
      LC Control Number90044363

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Edward Burton, settled in Ireland as rector of Tuam, and his father, Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Netterville Burton, of the. Sir Richard Burton's Tent-Tomb the shape of the mausoleum is believed to be based on the tent that the Burtons shared during their stay in Syria.

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A partial list of his book publications follows. Scinde or the Unhappy Valley () Sindh and the Races That Inhabit the Valley of the Indux () Goa and the Blue Mountains () Al-Medina and Meccah ().Buy The erotic traveler by Sir Richard Francis Burton, Edward Leigh online at Alibris.

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