Lot 38 of 435:
Burton visits the Mormons, Spanish edition 1872  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
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Title:
Viaje al Pais de los Mormones
Author:
Burton, Richard F
Place:
Madrid, Spain
Publisher:
Imprenta de la Galeria Literaria
Date:
1872
Description:

2 volumes in 1. 127; 127 pp. Woodcut frontispiece in Vol I. (8vo) 15.4x9.5 cm (6x3¾"), modern red leather decorated in gilt; original yellow illustrated wrappers (with the same woodcut as the frontispiece) bound in. First Spanish Edition.

Translation of selected portions of Burton's "The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California," first published in London in 1861. Issued as Nos. 24-25 of Biblioteca Madrileña. OCLC/WorldCat lists only three copies, at Harvard, BYU, and Bibliteca Nacional de España.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some corner wear to original wrappers, short tear to that of Vol. I; very good, in fine modern binding.
 
Item number:
290435
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