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FRASER, JAMES BAILLIE: - Narrative of a Journey into Khorasan, in the Years 1821 and 1822. Including some Account of the Countries to the North-East of Persia; with Remarks upon the National Character, Government, and Resources of that Kingdom. London, A. & R. Spottiswoode, 1825.

4to. Pp. xxvi, errata, 624, appendix 148. With one large folding map. The map and a few leaves with minor staining. Contemporary calf, nicely restored and rebacked, somewhat rubbed. Bookplate. First edition. The first part of the narrative deals with Fraser's voyage up the Persian Gulf and the latter, and most considerable part, is occupied by the journey from Tehran to Mushed, and thence to Astrabad, visiting areas where no Europeans have been before. This vivid account includes accurate descriptions of the countries and the inhabitants. Schwab 196.
EUR 3000.00 [Appr.: US$ 3520.25 | £UK 2692.75 | JPą 396394] Book number 40036

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