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KINNEIR, Sir John Macdonald.

Journey through Asia Minor, Armenia,

and Koordistan, in the Years 1813 and 1814 with remarks on the marches of Alexander the Great and of the ten thousand Greeks.

Stock Code
102760
London, John Murray, 1818
£6,000

Scarce. Kinneir had served in the Madras infantry and was later attached to Sir John Malcolm's mission in Persia in 1808-1809. In 1813 he set out for India travelling overland via Vienna and Constantinople, crossing Asia Minor and visiting Cyprus. Thence he crossed back over Asia Minor to the Black Sea and Trebizond, continuing thorough Armenia to the headwaters of the Tigris at Mosul, reaching Bombay in 1814.

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Description

First edition. 8vo, xii, 603 pp., complete with half title, very large folding engraved map, contemporary half calf gilt, minor repairs to spine and corners, an excellent example.

Bibliography

Blackmer 914; Cobham-Jeffrey p31; Navari, Cyprus, I, 282; cf Atabey 636 (later French ed). Not in Koç I.

Stock ID:102760

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