The Land of Midian (Revisited). Richard Burton.
The Land of Midian (Revisited)
The Land of Midian (Revisited)

The Land of Midian (Revisited).

London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1879.

First Edition. No ads. xxviii, 338; vii, 319 [32, ads] pp. 6 tinted lithographed plates, 4 plates of hieroglyphics, 5 other plates, & folding colored lithographed map. wood engravings in the text. 2 vols. Tall 8vo. Original purple cloth. Fine Penzer pp. 96-97. Item #321010

This is Burton's second expedition to Midian (Saudi Arabia). He mapped and explored over 600 miles of territory and discovered many sites. The hope of a gold discovery didn't happen and Burton lost his potential backer, the Egyptian Khedive.

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