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Burton, Richard Francis Sir 1821-1890

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Works: 1,438 works in 4,183 publications in 3 languages and 67,637 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Folklore  History  Fiction  Bibliography  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Subject Headings: Scholars  Explorers 
Roles: Translator, Compiler, Editor, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Illustrator, Composer, Annotator, Commentator, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: G246.B8, 910.92
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The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
119 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and held by 1,698 libraries worldwide
The City of the Saints, and across the Rocky Mountains to California by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
81 editions published between 1861 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
The Kama sutra of Vatsyayana : the classic Hindu treatise on love and social conduct by Vātsyāyana( Book )
92 editions published between 1883 and 2008 in English and held by 1,421 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 Arabian nights by Richard Francis Burton( file )
26 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
They are ancient stories, but they still enchant our imaginations today: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves-Sinbad the Sailor-Aladdin. These and the other Middle Eastern stories collected in Arabian Nights are delightful, fascinating, and fun for fans and first-time readers alike
First footsteps in East Africa by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
89 editions published between 1856 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 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
The Arabian nights' entertainments; or, The book of a thousand nights and a night ( Book )
11 editions published between 1927 and 1997 in English and held by 1,165 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 book of the thousand nights and a night : a plain and literal translation of The Arabian nights entertainments by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
64 editions published between 1874 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 libraries worldwide
3 volume set located in Circulation
The Nile basin by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
18 editions published between 1864 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Vikram and the vampire classi Hindu tales of adventure, magic and romance by Richard Francis Burton( file )
6 editions published between 1870 and 2011 in English and held by 811 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
The perfumed garden by ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad Nafzāwī( file )
18 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 810 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 book of the sword by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
23 editions published between 1883 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 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 )
21 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and held by 575 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 R. F Burton( Book )
13 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and Russian and held by 573 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 Arabian nights : tales from a Thousand and one nights by Richard Burton( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 562 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
Personal narrative of a pilgrimage to al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
60 editions published between 1856 and 2009 in English and held by 549 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
Sindh and the races that inhabit the Valley of the Indus by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
35 editions published between 1851 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 543 libraries worldwide
A mission to Gelele, King of Dahome by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
12 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Zanzibar; city, island, and coast by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
29 editions published between 1872 and 2009 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
The look of the West, 1860; across the plains to California by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Vikram and the vampire : or, Tales of Hindu devilry by Richard Francis Burton( Book )
39 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
A. F. R. G. S. 1821-1890
Abdû el-Yezdî, Hâjî 1821-1890 Pseudonym
<<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. (Richard F.), 1821-1890
Burton, R. F. (Richard F.), Sir, 1821-1890
Burton, Richard.
Burton, Richard, 1821-1890
Burton, Richard F.
Burton, Richard F., 1821-1890
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, 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
Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî 1821-1890 Pseudonym
Yezdî, Abdû El, Hâjî, 1821-1890
Yezdi, Haji Abdu el- 1821-1890 Pseudonym
بيرتون، رتشارد فرنسيس، سير، 1821-1890
ريتشارد فرنسيس بورتون، سير، 1821-1890
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