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BIRD, ISABELLA LUCY (MRS BISHOP): - Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan. Including a Summer in the Upper Karun Region and a Visit to the Nestorian Rayahs. Two volumes. London, John Murray, 1891.

Pp. xiv, 381; (vi), 409. With two fronts, two folding maps and 34 illustrations, of which eleven full page. Publisher's blue decorated cloth, stamped in gilt, lightly discoloured. Bookplates. First edition. This account covers Bird's two-year journey through little-known parts of Persia and eastern Asia Minor. She joined Major Herbert Sawyer of the Indian Army on a rough journey from Baghdad to Tehran. After visiting the Bakhtiari tribes of south-west Persia, she continued her journey north through Kurdistan, Azerbaijan, to Trebizond (Trabzon) on the Black Sea coast of north-eastern Turkey. Robinson pp. 82-3.
EUR 1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1694.74 | £UK 1313.75 | JPą 187583] Book number 120587

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