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TRAVELS IN CENTRAL ASIA. Being the Account of a Journey From Teheran Across the Turkoman Desert on the Eastern Shore of the Caspian to Khiva, Bokhara, and Samarcand Performed in the Year 1863

Vámbéry Arminius

Published by New York Harper & Brothers 1864, 1864
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First Edition, American Issue, same year as the English. With 12 wood-engraved plates. Tall 8vo, publisher s original dark plum cloth blind decorated on the upper cover, the spine gilt lettered and decorated. xvi, [2], 493, [2 ads] pp. A very nice copy, the cloth still dark with bright gilt, minor age-wear to the spine tips and corners, small chip at the tail of the spine, without the folding map. FIRST EDITION OF AN IMPORTANT WORK ON CENTRAL ASIA. Vámbéry travelled to Central Asia as a linguist to study the languages represented there and determine their relation to his own mother tongue, Hungarian. The book is divided into two parts: the first a description of his travels, the second devoted to notices concerning the geography, statistics, politics, and social relations of Central Asia. Bookseller Inventory # 23739

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Title: TRAVELS IN CENTRAL ASIA. Being the Account ...

Publisher: New York Harper & Brothers 1864

Publication Date: 1864

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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