A PILGRIMAGE TO EL-MEDINAH AND MECCAH, BURTON’S RAREST TITLE
BURTON, Richard Francis. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Mecca. London, 1855-56. Three volumes.
First edition of “a most remarkable work of the highest value” (T.E. Lawrence), Burton’s scarce and important illustrated narrative of his journey to Mecca, with five full-page color chromolithographs, eight tinted plates, one black-and-white plate, three plans (two folding), and a folding map. Handsomely bound. $11,000.