The gold mines of Midian and the ruined Midianite cities. A fortnight's tour in north-western Arabia. Second edition. RICHARD F. BURTON.
The gold mines of Midian and the ruined Midianite cities. A fortnight's tour in north-western Arabia. Second edition

The gold mines of Midian and the ruined Midianite cities. A fortnight's tour in north-western Arabia. Second edition

London: C. Kegan Paul & Co. 1878. 8vo, pp. xvi, 395, [3], [1] leaf of ads, plus 32-p. Kegan Paul catalogue dated 1.81; folding map plus several illustrations in the text; spine slightly dull and with a few cracks at the extremities with small loss of cloth at the very bottom; all else very good in original red cloth stamped in gilt and black on the upper cover and spine. Penzer, p. 95-6 noting a different binding for the second edition than this. This edition is published the same year as the first and textually is nearly identical. Casada 38: "Burton considered it a sequel and continuation of Pilgrimage to Mecca." Item #30370

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