FRASER, James Baillie.

Travels in Koordistan, Mesopotamia, etc.

£1,250

Travels in Koordistan, Mesopotamia, etc.
with sketches of the character and manners of the Koordish and Arab tribes.
London, Richard Bentley, [1840].

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Description

“One of the earliest accounts of life in Kurdish villages. The narrative is in the form of letters to someone in England. There is a very interesting account of events after Fath Ali Shah’s death, the succession of Mohammed Shah and the intrigues and claims by his rivals”. (Ghani).

Description

First edition. 8vo. 2 volumes, viii, 382; ix, 477 pp., engraved frontispiece to each volume, modern calf-backed marbled boards gilt, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Ghani 142.

 

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