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Burton, Richard Francis Sir 1821-1890

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Works: 1,308 works in 4,442 publications in 15 languages and 74,061 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Folklore  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Personal narratives  Illustrated works  Juvenile works 
Subject Headings: Scholars  Explorers 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Illustrator, Composer, Annotator, Other, edc, Dedicatee, tra, Commentator
Classifications: G246.B8, B
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Most widely held works about Richard Francis Burton
 
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Most widely held works by Richard Francis Burton
The complete Kāma Sūtra : the first unabridged modern translation of the classic Indian text by Vātsyāyana : including the Jayamangalā commentary from the Sanskrit by Yashodhara and extracts from the Hindi commentary by Devadatta Shāstrā by Vātsyāyana( Book )

154 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,773 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 )

153 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of The Thousand Nights and a Night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

134 editions published between 19 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,737 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 City of the Saints, and across the Rocky Mountains to California by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

93 editions published between 1861 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,567 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 )

33 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and held by 1,519 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 )

107 editions published between 1856 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 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 )

28 editions published between 1864 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mission to Gelele, King of Dahome by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

46 editions published between 1864 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 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 )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 685 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 Pentamerone of Giambattista Basile by Giambattista Basile( Book )

30 editions published between 1893 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeventiende-eeuwse verzameling van vrijmoedige Napolitaanse volkssprookjes
The book of the sword by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

35 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 636 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
Personal narrative of a pilgrimage to al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

124 editions published between 1857 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 625 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
Selections from the Arabian nights by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and held by 578 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 perfumed garden of the Shaykh Nefzawi by ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad Nafzāwī( Book )

47 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and Romanian and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabisk seksualhåndbog skrevet i frste halvdel af 1500-tallet, der beskriver (al) viden om det erotiske liv
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 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural history of Sindh, Pakistan
The Arabian nights : tales from a Thousand and one nights by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 526 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
Zanzibar; city, island, and coast by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

40 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vikram and the vampire : or, Tales of Hindu devilry by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

43 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1851 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Wanderings in West Africa by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

27 editions published between 1863 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Arabian nights : tales from a Thousand and one nights
Alternative Names
A. F. R. G. S. 1821-1890

Abd el-Yezd, Hj 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

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 Francis

Capitaine Burton.

F. B 1821-1890

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

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

Hj Abdű al-Yazdi.

Hj Abd al-Yazdi 1821-1890

Hj Abdű el-Yezd.

Hj Abd ĕl-Yezd 1821-1890

Richard Francis Burton angielski podrżnik i odkrywca

Richard Francis Burton brit utaz, felfedező, katona, orientalista, r, kltő

Richard Francis Burton britischer Forschungsreisender, bersetzer, Orientalist

Richard Francis Burton Brits schrijver

Richard Francis Burton Britsk objevitel, spisovatel a špion

Richard Francis Burton English explorer, translator, orientalist

Richard Francis Burton esploratore, traduttore e orientalista britannico

Richard Francis Burton explorateur, aventurier, crivain et orientaliste britannique

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Yezd, Abd El 1821-1890 Hj

Yezd, Abd El, Hj, 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

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 Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-YezdîThe book of The Thousand Nights and a NightThe City of the Saints, and across the Rocky Mountains to CaliforniaThe Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a nightFirst footsteps in East AfricaA mission to Gelele, King of DahomeTales from the Arabian nights : selected from the book of the thousand nights and a nightThe Pentamerone of Giambattista Basile