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1892 Curzon: Persia, and the Persian question. (35904AB)
1892. Curzon, George N[athaniel]: Persia, and the Persian question. 2 Bände. London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1892. Ca. 23 x 14,5 cm. XXIV S., 639 Seiten. Mit 3 Karten, 1 gefalteten farbigen Kartenbeilage (auf Leinen aufgezogen), 25 Textabbildungen und 13 (von 14) Tafeln; XII S., 653 Seiten. Mit 6 Karten und Plänen, 28 Textabbildungen und 29 Tafeln. Orig.-Leinenbände mit Goldprägung. "This book, which is the result of three years' almost uninterrupted labour, of a journey of six months' duration to the country concerned, as well as a previous travel in adjacent regions, and of communications maintained ever since with the most qulified resident authorities in Persia, is issued in the not, I hope, vainglorious hope that, until superseded by a better, it may be regarded as the standard work in the English language on the subject to which it refers. When I went out to Persia in the autumn of 1889 as correspondent to the "Times", my immediate object was to furnish to that paper, in a series of communications, necessarily limited in number and length, a résumé of the political situation in the Shah's dominions.A the same time I porfited by the oppurtinity to collect a great deal of additional information, which it was out of my power to utilise upon that occasion, and to fill many graps of which earlier study had revealed the existence in the contemporary knowledge of Iran.It is the information thus amassed, and since supplemented by continuous investigation and correspondence, that forms the material of these volumes." (Preface). Einbände etwas bestoßen, Band 2 mit Einrissen a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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