Lot 58 of 393:
Richard Burton's First Book Goa and the Blue Mountains  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Goa and the Blue Mountains; or, Six Months of Sick Leave
Author:
Burton, Richard F.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Richard Bentley
Date:
1851
Description:

viii, 368 pp. With 4 duotone lithographed plates; folding lithographed map, (8vo) original blindstamped fawn-colored cloth, spine lettered in gilt, edges untrimmed. First Edition, first issue.

Sir Richard Burton's first book, in the first issue of fawn-colored cloth and with the frontispiece being the View of Old Goa. Penzer pp.37-38 (calling the book Rare).

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Recased and rebacked with original spine cloth trimmed at ends and laid down, light edge wear, endpapers renewed; very good.
 
Item number:
246940
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