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Husain Haddawy's translation of The Arabian Nights is based directly on the fourteenth-century Syrian manuscript and is considered, as of 2004, the best English translation of the tales. A version of this translation was issued by W. W. Norton in 1995.

The City of the Saints: Among the Mormons and across the Rocky Mountains to California, originally published in 1861, is Burton's account of his travels in western North America, including his encounter with Brigham Young, the founder of the Mormon religion.

Burton's first published work, Goa, and the Blue Mountains: Or, Six Months of Sick Leave, was released in 1851 shortly after his stint as part of the East India Company. The work is a study of the indigenous peoples of the Goa region of India.

Burton's Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al Madinah and Mecca (1855—1866), which first appeared in three...

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