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Stein, Aurel M. Sir
Zum Feldzug Alexanders des Grossen and der Nordwestgrenze Indiens. Von Sir Aurel Stein, K.C.I.E., Ph. D., D. Litt. Usw., Z. Zt. Srinagar, Kashmir. (Auf der Kreuzschule von 1874-1877.) (Sonderdruck aus der wissenschaftlichen Festschrift zur 700-Jahr-Feier der Kreuzschule zu Dresden 1926.)
Dresden: [S.n.], 1926. First separate edition. Presentation copy. Offprint edition. Unbound as published. Artistically restored. In fine condition.. First separate edition. Presentation copy. Offprint edition. Unbound as published. 61-71, (1) p. Inscribed copy of Stein's paper on Alexander the Great's campaign on the Indian North-West frontier. The rewritten English version was published a year later in the "The Geographical Journal". Sir Marc Aurél Stein (1862-1943) was a Hungarian born British archaeologist, mainly concerned with exploring ancient Central Asia. Member of "The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire" as Knight Commander (KCIE), and Fellow of British Academy. He made four major expeditions to Central Asia in 1900, 1906-1908, 1913-1916 and 1930. His greatest discovery was made at Mogao Caves, also known as "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas", near Dunhuang in 1907. The Stein collection (mostly manuscripts and other relics) has been placed in the British Library, the British Museum, and partly to the Srinagar Museum and the National Museum in New Delhi.
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