MARVIN, Charles.

The Russian Advance towards India.

£850

The Russian Advance towards India.
Conversations with Skobeleff, Ignatieff, and other Distinguished Russian Generals and Statesmen, on the Central Asian Question.
Sampson Low, London, 1882.

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The Russian Advance towards India.

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Very good copy of the first edition. A scarce work by this prolific and important commentator on the Russian threat to British interests in India and Central Asia. A former correspondent in St. Petersburg for the London Globe, he was fluent in Russian and knew a number of the Tsar’s leading generals personally.

Description

8vo. xx, 338pp., 1 page ads at end, folding colour map (lightly spotted). Original red pictorial cloth gilt; neatly recased, spine darkened.

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