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Burton, Richard Francis Sir 1821-1890

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Works: 1,745 works in 4,866 publications in 15 languages and 78,086 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives  Folklore  History  Illustrated works  Fiction  Juvenile works  Literature 
Subject Headings: Scholars 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Speaker, Composer, Creator, Illustrator, Printer, Other, Annotator, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Adapter, Owner, Commentator, Recipient, Dedicatee, Photographer, Publisher, Performer, edc
Classifications: PJ7715, 398.22
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The Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

105 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,921 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
The Kama sutra: the classic Hindu treatise on love and social conduct by Vātsyāyana( Book )

101 editions published between 1883 and 2012 in English and held by 1,547 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
The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

115 editions published between 1880 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The City of the Saints, and across the Rocky Mountains to California by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

82 editions published between 1861 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author went overland to California in 1860, stopping en route in Salt Lake City
First footsteps in East Africa by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

67 editions published between 1856 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great adventure classics. Victorian scholar-adventurer's firsthand epic account of daring 1854 expedition to forbidden East African capital city. A treasury of detailed information on Muslim beliefs, manners and morals; plus pleasures and perils of the desert. A wealth of geographic, ethnographic and linguistic data
The Nile basin by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

28 editions published between 1864 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the Arabian nights : selected from the book of the thousand nights and a night by Richard Burton( Book )

28 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 749 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 )

36 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 638 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
Selections from the Arabian nights by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

30 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and held by 573 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."
The book of The Thousand Nights and a Night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

44 editions published between 1885 and 2013 in English and held by 540 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
Sindh and the races that inhabit the Valley of the Indus by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

37 editions published between 1851 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural history of Sindh, Pakistan
A mission to Gelele, King of Dahome by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

23 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The look of the West, 1860; across the plains to California by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zanzibar; city, island, and coast by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

34 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lake regions of Central Africa : a picture of exploration by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

63 editions published between 1860 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Richard Burton's journal of his journey through Africa
A cavalcade of sea legends by Michael Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales and poems from many countries about the sea and sea creatures
Vikram and the vampire : or, Tales of Hindu devilry by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

38 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goa, and the blue mountains, or, Six months of sick leave by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

36 editions published between 1851 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The glory of the perfumed garden : the missing flowers : an English translation from the Arabic of the second and hitherto unpublished part of Shaykh Nafzawi's Perfumed garden by ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad Nafzāwī( Book )

39 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabisk seksualhåndbog skrevet i første halvdel af 1500-tallet, der beskriver (al) viden om det erotiske liv
Personal narrative of a pilgrimage to al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

17 editions published between 1893 and 1964 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage). A treasury of material on Arab life, beliefs, manners and morals, and much more. Volume One starts with the Preface to the Memorial Edition by his wife, Isabel Burton
 
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The Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a night
Alternative Names
A. F. R. G. S. 1821-1890

Abdû el-Yezdî 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

Beoteon, Licheodeu F. 1821-1890

Burṭan, Ār. EF. 1821-1890

Burtn, R. F.

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

Burton, Sir Richard 1821-1890

Burton, Sir Richard Francis

Capitaine Burton.

F. B 1821-1890

F. B. (i.e. Burton, Richard Francis, Sir)

F.R.G.S., a, 1821-1890

Hāǧī ʿAbdū al-Yazdī 1821-1890

Haj Abdu al-Yazdi, 1821-1890

Hâjî Abdű al-Yazdi

Hâjî Abdû al-Yazdi 1821-1890

Hâjî Abdű el-Yezdî

Hâjî Abdû ĕl-Yezdî 1821-1890

Li cheo deu F. Beo teon 1821-1890

Licheodeu-F.-Beoteon 1821-1890

Richard Francis Burton angielski podróżnik i odkrywca

Richard Francis Burton brit utazó, felfedező, katona, orientalista, író, költő

Richard Francis Burton britischer Forschungsreisender, Übersetzer, Orientalist

Richard Francis Burton Brits schrijver

Richard Francis Burton Britský objevitel, spisovatel a špion

Richard Francis Burton English explorer, translator, orientalist

Richard Francis Burton esploratore, traduttore e orientalista britannico

Richard Francis Burton explorateur, aventurier, écrivain et orientaliste britannique

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Yezdî, Abdû El 1821-1890 Hâjî

Yezdî, Abdû El, Hâjî, 1821-1890

Yezdi, Haji Abdu el- 1821-1890

Бертон Р. Ф. 1821-1890

Ричард Франсис Бъртън

Ричард Фрэнсис Бёртон

Рычард Фрэнсіс Бёртан

Рычард Фрэнсіс Бэртан

Річард Френсіс Бертон

Хаджи Абду эль-Йезди 1821-1890

ריצ'רד פרנסיס ברטון

بيرتون، رتشارد فرنسيس، 1821-1890 سير،

بيرتون، رتشارد فرنسيس، السير، 1821-1890

ريتشارد بورتون

ريتشارد فرانسيس برتون

ريتشارد فرنسيس بورتون، 1821-1890 سير،

ريتشارد فرنسيس بورتون، السير، 1821-1890

رچرڈ فرانسس برٹن

ریچارد فرانسیس برتون

रिचर्ड बर्टन

రిచర్డ్ ఫ్రాన్సిస్ బర్టన్

리처드 프랜시스 버턴

버턴, R. F. 1821-1890

버턴, 리차드 F. 1821-1890

버턴, 리차드 프랜시스 1821-1890

버턴, 리처드 1821-1890

버턴, 리처드 F. 1821-1890

버턴, 리처드 프랜시스 1821-1890

버튼, 리처드 프랜시스 1821-1890

バートン

バートン, リチャード

バートン, リチャード・F

リチャード・フランシス・バートン

理察·弗朗西斯·伯頓

理查德·弗朗西斯·伯顿

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The Kama sutra: the classic Hindu treatise on love and social conductThe Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-YezdîThe City of the Saints, and across the Rocky Mountains to CaliforniaFirst footsteps in East AfricaTales from the Arabian nights : selected from the book of the thousand nights and a nightThe book of the swordSelections from the Arabian nightsA mission to Gelele, King of Dahome