The Jew, the gypsy and El Islam ... Edited with a preface and brief notes by W. H. Wilkins. RICHARD F. BURTON, Sir.
The Jew, the gypsy and El Islam ... Edited with a preface and brief notes by W. H. Wilkins

The Jew, the gypsy and El Islam ... Edited with a preface and brief notes by W. H. Wilkins

London: Hutchinson & Co., 1898. First edition, 8vo, pp. xix, [1],351, [1]; gravure frontispiece portrait; original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on upper cover and spine, t.e.g.; binding is rubbed, break in the cloth and with a small piece missing at the top of the spine; all else good and sound. Penzer, p. 158: "In the case of the essay on "The Jew" certain portions dealing with Burton's knowledge of human sacrifice among the Sephardin or Eastern Jews were omitted." Casada 41: "'The Jew' came from material collected Damascus from 1869 to 1871; 'The Gypsy' from information gathered over three decades; 'El Islam' from a manuscript Burton wrote soon after his return from Mecca." Item #30189

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