Reconnoitring Central Asia, Pioneering Adventures in the Region Lying Between Russia and India

Author: Marvin, Charles
Price: $275.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein, Le Bas & Lawrey
Year Published: 1886
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Binding: Decorative Cloth
The author takes advantage of "the Great Game", the fear in Britain that Russia is determined to invade South Asian spheres of influence - India (the Jewel in the Crown) and Afghanistan. Pages xviii, 421 including a five page bibliography. Dark green, unfaded cloth with a gilt horseman galloping across the front cover, fresh gilt title and gilt marksman on the spine. The first edition had a map; none is called for in the third edition. All plates in fine shape, no foxing or stains inside.
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