Lot 467: Campaigning on the Oxus and the Fall of Khiva

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Lot 467: Author: Mac Gahan, J.A.; Title: Campaigning on the Oxus and the Fall of Khiva; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Harper & Brothers; Date Published: 1874; Description: x, 428, 2 ad pp. Numerous black & white illustrations and color map. (8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8½x5½"), original brown cloth, front and back covers stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. "MacGahan's Campaigning on the Oxus is a book of adventure which, from its graphic writing, its charming tone, its never-flagging interest, and its transparent truthfulness, must ever hold its own among works of travel." - Charles Marvin; Reconnoitering Central Asia. Condition: Some wear to cloth, especially at edges and spine; some browning of pages, pencil marks on a couple pages; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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