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Legacy Library: Sir Richard Francis Burton

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About meCaptain Burton (1821 – 1890) was an English explorer and adventurer, linguist and translator. He journeyed to Mecca in disguise, searched for the source of the Nile, and translated the 1001 Nights and the Kama Sutra.

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About my libraryIn the Huntington Library, formerly at the Royal Anthropological Institute.

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