A PILGRIMAGE TO EL-MEDINAH AND MECCAH, BURTON’S RAREST TITLE, WITH AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY BURTON LAID IN
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 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. In rare original cloth, in excellent condition, with autograph letter signed by Burton laid in. $21,000.