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WOLFF, Joseph.

Narrative of a mission to Bokhara,

in the years 1843-1854, to ascertain the fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly.

Stock Code
106349
London, John W. Parker, 1845
£1,750

A finely bound copy of a Great Game classic. Unfortunately Wolff arrived too late to save Stoddart and Conolly; they died in the prison of the Emir of Bokhara. Also includes Wolff's early life in Palestine, Egypt, Arabia, Mesopotamia, Georgia, Turkey, and Persia.

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Description

Second edition, revised. 2 volumes, 8vo, xxx, 356; xvi, 347 pp., 9 lithographed plates, occasional light foxing, contemporary polished calf gilt, spine in six compartments, red and green morocco labels to second and third, others richly gilt, marbled edges, a fine set.

Bibliography

Cf. Ghani p.402; Yakushi W 206.

Stock ID:106349

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