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Author Name    Mountstuart Elphinstone

Title   An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its Dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India; Comprising a View of the Afghaun Nation, and a History of the Dooraunee Monarchy

Binding   Full Calf

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme 1815

Seller ID   851

Nicely rebacked in c. 1930 calf. Foxing & hand-soiling; lacking separate large folding map. ; Thirteen handsome full-page hand-colored ethnological aquatints, one uncolored archaeological plate, one map colored in outline. Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates, 209. Elphinstone was appointed British ambassador to the Afghan court in 1808. His accounts influenced British policy until the 1840s. Abbey Travel 504. (Christie's 2328.235); 4to

Middle East India Exploration Afghanistan Persia

Price = 5850.00 USD



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