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Turkistan. Notes of a journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja.
Scribner's New York 1876 - First U.S. edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xii, 411; ix, 463pp., 3 folding maps, numerous wood-engraved plates and illustrations, original green cloth gilt, covers ruled in black, gilt pictorial vignettes to upper covers and spines, a very good copy. The chief aim of Schuyler's journey in Central Asia was to study the political and social condition of the regions which had been recently annexed by Russia, as well as to compare the state of the inhabitants under Russian rule with that of those still living under the despotism of the Khans. Ghani p.334. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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