New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. First edition. Hardcover. 2 vol. 8vo. , vi-xxix, , 32-291, ; , vi-ix, , 14-291, , vi-xxv pp. Illustrated with sixty-four full-page illustrations including a map. Frontispiece of volume one features Sir Richard Burton, frontis of volume two features a photograph of Isabella Burton. The photographs depict Sir Richard F. Burton's childhood home, the important people in his life, and his tomb (Mortlake) in England. Red cloth, beveled edge boards, top edge gilt, each spine lettered in gilt. Cassada 380. Penzer 312. A nice copy of Wright's extensive biography of one of the greatest explorers ever to live. Near Fine. Item #00008127
A Near Fine book with mild darkening to the boards with two contemporary owner's bookplates, one on each pastedown in each volume.