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John Arrowsmith [Alexander Burnes]
Folding Map : Central Asia : Comprising Bokhara, Cabool, Persia, The River Indus, & Countries Eastward of It
J. Arrowsmith 1840. Original folding linen-backed map. Measures 56cm x 81cm. In original cloth-covered slipcase with John Arrowsmith's paper label 'Central Asia' to front panel. Finely engraved with delicate original colouring. In clean very good condition. 'Constructed from numerous authentic documents, but principally from the original M.S. surveys of Lieut. Alex. Burnes, F.R.S.' Intended to accompany Burnes' book 'Travels Into Bokhara.'
Bookseller: FosterBooks [London, London, GB]

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