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“A GENERAL TRIUMPH… THE BEST PORTRAIT OF DAMASCUS AND SYRIAN SOCIAL CUSTOMS AT THAT PERIOD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE”:

BURTON, Isabel. Inner Life of Syria, Palestine, and the Holy Land. London, 1875. Two volumes. First edition of Isabel Burton’s narrative of travels with her husband, Richard Burton. With frontispiece photographic portrait in each volume, two lovely chromolithographic plates and folding map. $2600.

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PRESENTATION COPY OF A SKETCH OF THE CAREER OF RICHARD F. BURTON, 1886, INSCRIBED BY ISABEL BURTON IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION

(BURTON, Richard F.) (BURTON, Isabel) RICHARDS, Alfred Bates, WILSON, Andrew, and BADDELEY, St. Clair. A Sketch of the Career of Richard F. Burton. London, 1886.

Second edition, presentation copy of this contemporary biography of Sir Richard F. Burton, with Woodburytype frontispiece portrait, inscribed by his wife, Isabel Burton: "Robert Mackay Smith with the sincere regard of his affect. friends Richard & Isabel Burton, Nov 9th 1886." $2000.

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