The Gold Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities. Richard Burton.

The Gold Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities

London: Kegan Paul, 1878. First Edition. Hardcover. A fortnight's tour in northwestern Arabia. First ed. 398 pp. Folding map at end. Penzer p 95,96. Burton traveled to the empty quarter of the Arabian peninsula in quest of native towns where King Solomon found gold. Bound in red silky cloth, beveled edges, black deco design on both covers closing gilt letttering. VG+. Former owner's engraved bookplate. Small 1" x 3" book listing pasted inside front cover. Scarce in original cloth in first edition. VG+. Item #3835

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