BURSLEM, Captain Rollo

A Peep into Toorkisthan.

£3,750

A Peep into Toorkisthan.

Pelham Richardson, London 1846

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A Peep into Toorkisthan.

Description

Rare. “The author, an English officer based at Kabul, obtained leave to accompany his friend, Lieutenant Sturt, on a mission to survey and map the mountain passes of the Hindu Kush in the summer of 1840. An account of their travels and adventures.” – Ghani.

Description

First edition. 8vo., 238pp., folding lithographed frontispiece, 3 lithographed plates, large folding map of the region around Cabul, original green blindstamped cloth gilt, neat repairs to extremities, an excellent copy.

Bibliography

Ghani p61.

 

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