London: Longman, 1855-56. FIRST EDITION. In three volumes. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.; xvi; 388; pp.; iv; 426; pp.; x; 448. With four maps and plans, three folding; and 13 lithographic plates, five coloured. Recently re-bound without adverts in burgundy full morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spines. Marbled endpapers with gilt dentelle to inner fore-edges; top edges gilt, others lightly trimmed. Browning and light spotting in places. Vestiges of old ink ownership inscriptions to prelims of each volume. Very good overall. The expedition narrative which made Burton a household name, following 'Sindh' (1851). Item #49225
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