The Guide-Book. A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina.

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The Guide-Book. A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina. Including some of the more remarkable incidents in the life of Mohammed, the Arab Lawgiver by Richard F. Burton, Author of “A Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah”. (London, William Clowes & Sons, 1865.) Appears to have been written to accompany a magic lantern show prepared by the Royal Polytechnic Institution, Regent Street, London (1837-1881). The illustrations do not appear in the book. The frontispiece is a portrait of Burton signed ‘W J Allen del. J Cooper St’ The artist is presumably Walter James Allen (fl. 1859-1891). Green card cover with black lettering.

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