A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus

Wood, John, 1811-1871

Published by John Murray, London, 1872
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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frontis, 2 folding maps, xc, [2], 280p. 19th century 1/2 leather (marbled boards and green leather backstip and corners). Top edge gilt. 22cm. Edges rubbed. Scattered foxing. Wood identified Lake Zorkul as the source of the Oxus (Amu Darya River). The first edition (with a somewhat different title) was published in 1841. This Second edition contains a new Preface by the son of the recently-deceased author and "An Essay on the Geography of the Valley of the Oxus," by Henry Yule. Bookseller Inventory # 85511

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Title: A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus

Publisher: John Murray, London

Publication Date: 1872

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: New Edition.

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