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Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara, in the years 1843-1845, to ascertain the fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Connolly.
Parker London 1846 - Fourth edition, 8vo.,xxvii, 515pp., frontispiece portrait, original fine-ribbed green blindstamped cloth gilt, light fade to spine, a fine copy. An eccentric English clergyman's account of his own mission to save two imprisoned British officers. Unfortunately they had died in the prison of the Emir some months previously and Wolff only escaped the same fate on account of the Emir laughing uncontrollably at the appearance of Wolff in full canonical garb. Yakushi W206; cf. Ghani p402 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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