Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 295

Price Realized: $ 250
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Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
BURTON, RICHARD FRANCIS, Sir. The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities. A Fortnight's Tour in North-Western Arabia. Folding tinted lithographed map. 395, [3] (of [5]) pages, including half-title; lacks the integral ad leaf. 8vo, 217x139 mm, 20th-century 3/4 brown morocco gilt by Bayntun; minor spotting on opening leaves. Signature of the astronomer George Ellery Hale (1868-1938). C. Kegan Paul & Co., London, 1878

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first edition. Penzer, pages 95-96; Hogarth, The Penetration of Arabia, pages 178-82.