Unexplored Syria : visits to the Libanus, the Tulúl el Safá, the Anti-Libanus, the northern Libanus, and the 'Aláh

Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890

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  • "Printed by Robson and Sons"--Vol. 1, p. 360.
  • Vol. 1: viii, [2], 360 p., [10] leaves of plates (some fold.) ; vol. 2: vi, [2], 400 p., [15] leaves of plates.
  • Includes contributions by Isabel Lady Burton, Captain George, Mr. Hyde Clarke, W. S. W. Vaux, William Carruthers, James Britten, Mr. Gwyn Jeffreys, Dr. Percy and Mr. Reeks.
  • Map drawn by Mr. Keith Johnston. Some illustrations by Count Léon de Perthuis, M. F. Bambino, Mrs. Rattray, A. Franks, and Mr. Richard Knight; some illustrations engraved by Kell Brothers and Maclure & Macdonald.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Vol. 1, Appendix I Observations taken with aneroid and thermometer (Fahr.) on the routes to the Libanus, the Hauran Mountain, the Tulul el Safa, and the Anti-Libanus / by R. F. Burton and Charles F. Tyrwhitt-Drake -- Vol. 1, Appendix II Proverbia Communia Syriaca -- Vol. 1, Appendix III On writing a roll of the law: the rules prescribed by Maimonides and other Hebrew authorities -- Vol. 1, Appendix IV Notes on the Hama Stones, with reduced transcripts -- Vol. 2, Appendix I Anthropological collections from the Holy Land -- Vol. 2, Appendix II Suggestions of readings for the inscriptions not in Waddington -- Vol. 2, Appendix III Plants from the Lebanon in the British Museum Herbarium
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