Item #2337349 Wanderings in West Africa, from Liverpool to Fernando Po., with Map and Illustration. in Two Volumes. A F. R G. S, Richard Francis Burton.
Wanderings in West Africa, from Liverpool to Fernando Po., with Map and Illustration. in Two Volumes

Wanderings in West Africa, from Liverpool to Fernando Po., with Map and Illustration. in Two Volumes

London: Tinsley Brothers, 2001. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2337349
ISBN: 189465403X

#378 of 500 copies, printed in facsimile in 2001 after the 1863 original. Edges lightly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy.

viii, [2], 303; 295 pp. Fold-out map follows text of first volume. A first-hand account by scholar Sir Richard Francis Burton, based on his journey to a British outpost in Africa. Includes descriptions of African tribal rituals concerning birth, marriage and death, and of tribal fetishism, ritual murder, cannibalism, exotic sexual practices, etc. Burton is best known for his authoritative translation of the Arabian Nights.

Price: $175.00

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