The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol 1

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol 1

by Richard Francis Burton

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol1
Richard Francis Burton

Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS (19 March 1821 - 20 October 1890) was a British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer, and diplomat. He was famed for his travels and explorations in Asia, Africa and the Americas, as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke 29 European, Asian and African languages.

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ISBN-13: 9781727823981
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2018
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) was an English explorer, author, translator, linguist, and orientalist. Though he published over forty books and countless articles during his life, only two were original works. He is best known for his translations, in particular his translations of One Thousand and One Nights and The Kama Sutra.

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