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Burton, Richard Francis Sir 1821-1890

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Works: 1,486 works in 4,693 publications in 14 languages and 75,958 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Folklore  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Illustrated works  Literature 
Subject Headings: Scholars  Explorers 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Speaker, Composer, Illustrator, Printer, Other, Creator, Annotator, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Owner, Adapter, Publisher, Photographer, Commentator, Recipient, Dedicatee, Performer
Classifications: PJ7715, 398.2
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The Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

244 editions published between 19 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,588 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 City of the Saints, and across the Rocky Mountains to California by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

86 editions published between 1861 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author went overland to California in 1860, stopping en route in Salt Lake City
The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

102 editions published between 1880 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First footsteps in East Africa by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

93 editions published between 1856 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 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
The Nile basin by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

29 editions published between 1864 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kama sutra: the classic Hindu treatise on love and social conduct by Vātsyāyana( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in English and held by 819 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
Personal narrative of a pilgrimage to al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

171 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 801 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
Tales from the Arabian nights : selected from the book of the thousand nights and a night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 736 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 Kama sutra of Vatsyayana by Vātsyāyana( Book )

80 editions published between 1883 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 736 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 book of the sword by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

36 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 641 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 )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and held by 580 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."
A mission to Gelele, King of Dahome by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

24 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 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 2000 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural history of Sindh, Pakistan
The lake regions of Central Africa : a picture of exploration by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

68 editions published between 1860 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member 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 Chinese and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1851 and 2013 in English and held by 272 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 )

31 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 167 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
Wanderings in West Africa by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

27 editions published between 1863 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Victorian scholar-adventurer recounts long journey to British diplomatic post at Fernando Po, expeditions to African mainland. Invaluable descriptions of African tribal rituals concerning birth, marriage, death, fetishism, more. 1 illustration, 1 map
 
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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، سير، 1821-1890

ريتشارد بورتون

ريتشارد فرانسيس برتون

ريتشارد فرنسيس بورتون، 1821-1890 سير،

ريتشارد فرنسيس بورتون، سير، 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 City of the Saints, and across the Rocky Mountains to CaliforniaThe Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-YezdîFirst footsteps in East AfricaThe Kama sutra: the classic Hindu treatise on love and social conductPersonal narrative of a pilgrimage to al-Madinah & MeccahTales from the Arabian nights : selected from the book of the thousand nights and a nightThe Kama sutra of VatsyayanaThe book of the sword