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Holmes, William Richard
Sketches on the Shores of the Caspian : Descriptive and Pictorial
London: Richard Bentley 1845. 8vo. xiii, 412 pp. Publisher's original blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Rubbing to spine ends and boards marked. Yellow endpapers. Early ink inscription to front endpaper & small stain to rear pastedown. Internally clean. With four tissue-guarded tinted lithographic plates and four in-text wood engravings. One of the most important travel accounts on Persia, following Jonas Hanway's work. The author spent six months touring Persia as part of an excursion headed by his cousin, James Brant, the English consul at Erzeroom. . Very Good. Blind-stamped Cloth. First Edition. 1845. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Foster Books [United Kingdom]
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