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    Sale 2379 | Lot 295
    Price Realized: $250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2379 Lot 295

      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

      Estimate $300 - 500

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


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $250