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FRASER (J.B), Sir.:
An Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time: with a detailed View of its Resources, Government, Population, Natural History, including Afghanistan and Beloochistan. Second Edition. BRIGHT, FRESH COPY
Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 18348vo., Second Edition, with a folding map as frontispiece, woodcut vignette on half-title, and 12 wood-engraved illustrations (7 full-page) in the text, some very light offsetting from frontispiece to facing page; original red cloth, upper board elaborately framed in blind, gilt back, uncut, a remarkably bright, fresh, clean copy. With a fine nineteenth-century engraved armorial bookplate on front paste-down. Published in the same year as the first edition. VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION.
Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]
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