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Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author

Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author


Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author


Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author


Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author


Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author
   Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author


Bibelotslondon Ltd is a UK registered company based in London Bridge dealing in ephemera and curiosities from Britain and around the world. Our diverse inventory is carefully chosen and constantly evolving. We work very hard to offer the highest quality works at competitive prices. Our inventory is listed online, and we strive to keep our website completely up to date, so our customers can easily check availability. We believe in offering clients items that are unique and rare for aficionados of the antique and collector's world. Bibelot is a late nineteenth century word derived from the French word bel beautiful, meaning a small item of beauty, curiosity or interest. The word ephemera is derived from the sixteenth century Greek word ephmera meaning a printed or hand written paper not meant to be retained for a long period of time.

Burton was a British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer, and diplomat. Best known for his travels and explorations within Asia, Africa and the Americas, as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke 29 European, Asian and African languages. Burton's best-known achievements include a well-documented journey to Mecca, in disguise at a time when Europeans were forbidden access on pain of death.

Tiseng, I have received yours of 2nd December and was sorry to hear that the MSS is a desideratum. As regards the 500 francs aked for the Oran MSS the sum is certainly exaggerated unless it be a very fine and perfect copy of a new historical celebrity. I trust to your kindness that you will kindly continue your exertions in my favour. As regard to the 2 oposcules I take one and return to you the other which has been in my library for some by (by Postrepistero) I hope soon to be in Paris, then to pay my debt in person unless you prefer my sending it over now.

Yours very truly Richard F. Burton Portman Sq Dec 3 Size: 18 x 11.5 cm approx.

Photos form part of the description. The item "Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author" is in sale since Monday, March 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Autographs\Uncertified Originals\Historical". The seller is "bibelotslondon" and is located in london. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Type: Historical
  • Sub-Type: Exploration
  • Object: Signed Letters



Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author
   Sir Richard Francis Burton Signed Autograph Letter 1886 British Explorer Author