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Burton, Richard Francis Sir 1821-1890

Overview
Works: 1,362 works in 4,343 publications in 10 languages and 71,169 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Folklore  Fiction  History  Bibliography  Personal narratives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Subject Headings: Scholars  Explorers 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Speaker, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Illustrator, Annotator, tra, Commentator, Dedicatee, Honoree
Classifications: G246.B8, 910.92
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Most widely held works about Richard Francis Burton
 
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The Arabian nights by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
127 editions published between 1874 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sheherezade, daughter of King Shahryar's advisor, tells her husband a different story every night to keep the king from killing her
The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
147 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The City of the Saints, and across the Rocky Mountains to California by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
91 editions published between 1861 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author went overland to California in 1860, stopping en route in Salt Lake City
The Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
35 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of the most famous and representative of these tales from the plain and literal translations by Richard F. Burton; the stories have been chosen and arranged by Bennett A. Cerf and are printed complete and unabridged with many of Burton's notes; introductory essay by Ben Ray Redman
First footsteps in East Africa by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
106 editions published between 1856 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book, first published in 1856, Burton recounts his travels to Harar, a city in East Africa notorious for its slave trade activity. His plan was a challenging one, as it was believed that no European had been there before; upon arrival he claimed to be an agent of the British government and presented himself to the ruler of Harar. Burton was allowed to spend ten days there, and his account give a fascinating glimpse into a then unknown city and culture
Vikram and the vampire classi Hindu tales of adventure, magic and romance by Richard Francis Burton( )
8 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You may think that the vampire story is a genre that has its roots in nineteenth-century Europe, but in truth, virtually every culture has its own version of undead creatures who feed upon the living. This fascinating collection presents several vampire stories from the South Asian subcontinent that blend supernatural elements with Hindu mysticism and mythology
Personal narrative of a pilgrimage to al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
160 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burton's account of traveling to Mecca in disguise in 1853. The trip was extremely dangerous, and several times he was close to being discovered; he had to learn a great deal of particular social customs, Islamic ritual, and etiquette
The perfumed garden by ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad Nafzāwī( )
16 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Perfumed Garden is a sex manual written in erotic prose. It gives advice on bodily appearance, sexual technique, and also on the symptoms and remedies for sexual diseases. Al-Nafzawi also describes the sex of animals and interprets dreams. The advice and technical descriptions are interspersed with stories which should give the manual context and amuse the reader
The Nile basin by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
28 editions published between 1864 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kama sutra: the classic Hindu treatise on love and social conduct by Vātsyāyana( Book )
25 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A work of philosophy, psychology, sociology, Hindu dogma, scientific inquiry, and sexology, the "Kama Sutra" has been a classic of world literature for more than 1700 years
The Kama sutra of Vatsyayana by Vātsyāyana( Book )
76 editions published between 1883 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This famous classical Hindu manuel of physical love is one of the high points in all erotic literature. It is frank and explicit in its descriptions, and is beautifully peotic in its manner of expression. For long a forbidden work, it is undoubtedly a classic of world literature
A mission to Gelele, King of Dahome by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
45 editions published between 1864 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales from the Arabian nights : selected from the book of the thousand nights and a night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
17 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 50 tales from the Arabian nights, including "Sinbad the seaman," "Ali Baba and the forty thieves," and "Aladdin, or the wonderful lamp."
The book of the sword by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
29 editions published between 1883 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book traces the origin of the sword from prehistory to its full growth during the early Roman Empire. The author discusses the earliest weapons of stone, bone, horn and wood as well as variations. The swords covered include the sabre, broadsword, cutlass, scimitar, foil, and rapier as well as a host of other arms, including dirks, daggers, throwing knives, flails, and more. The text is enhanced by nearly 300 line drawings
The Arabian nights : tales from a Thousand and one nights by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bennett Cerf selected the tales in this edition in 1932 for the Modern Library as the "most famous and representative" from the multivolume translation by Sir Richard Francis Burton
Selections from the Arabian nights by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
24 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of the tales told by Shahrazad in an attempt to save her life include "The Story of the Merchant and the Jinnee," and "The Story of Es-Sindibbad of the Sea."
Zanzibar; city, island, and coast by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
33 editions published between 1872 and 2009 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sindh and the races that inhabit the Valley of the Indus by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
37 editions published between 1851 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cultural history of Sindh, Pakistan
Goa, and the blue mountains, or, Six months of sick leave by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
32 editions published between 1851 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
A. F. R. G. S. 1821-1890
Abdû el-Yezdî, Hâjî 1821-1890
al-Yazdi, Haji Abdu
B. F.
B., F. 1821-1890
B., F. (Burton, Francis), 1821-1890.
Baker, Frank
Baker, Frank 1821-1890
Burṭan, Ār. EF. 1821-1890
Burton, R. F.
Burton, R. F. 1821-1890
Burton, R. F. 1821-1890 Sir
Burton, R. F. (Richard F.), 1821-1890.
Burton, R. F. (Richard F.), Sir, 1821-1890
Burton , Richard
Burton Richard 1821-1890
Burton, Richard 1821-1890 Sir
Burton , Richard F.
Burton, Richard F. 1821-1890
Burton, Richard F. 1821-1890 Sir
Burton, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1821-1890.
Burton, Richard F. (Richard Francis), Sir, 1821-1890
Burton, Richard F. Sir
Burton, Richard Francis
Burton, Richard Francis 1821-1890
Burton, Richard Francis 1821-1890 Sir
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890.
Burton, Richard Sir
Burton, Richard Sir 1821-1890
Capitaine Burton.
F. B 1821-1890
F. B. (i.e. Burton, Richard Francis, Sir)
F.R.G.S., a, 1821-1890
Hâjî Abdű al-Yazdi.
Hâjî Abdû al-Yazdi 1821-1890
Hâjî Abdű el-Yezdî.
Hâjî Abdû ĕl-Yezdî 1821-1890
Yezdî, Abdû El 1821-1890 Hâjî
Yezdî, Abdû El, Hâjî, 1821-1890
Yezdi, Haji Abdu el- 1821-1890
بيرتون، رتشارد فرنسيس، 1821-1890 سير،
بيرتون، رتشارد فرنسيس، سير، 1821-1890
ريتشارد فرنسيس بورتون، 1821-1890 سير،
ريتشارد فرنسيس بورتون، سير، 1821-1890
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Languages
English (1,329)
French (27)
Spanish (23)
German (13)
Japanese (5)
Chinese (4)
Italian (3)
Sindhi (2)
Russian (2)
Korean (1)
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