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

By: Mountstuart Elphinstone

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme. Very Good. 1815. First Edition. Full Calf. Thirteen handsome full-page hand-colored ethnological aquatints, one uncolored archaeological plate, one map colored in outline. Nicely rebacked in c. 1930 calf. Foxing & hand-soiling; lacking large folding map. Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates, 209. Elphinstone was appointed British ambassador to the Afghan court in 1808. His accounts influenced British policy well until the 1840s. Abbey Travel 504. (Christie's 2328.235) ; 4to; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition.

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

Author Name: Mountstuart Elphinstone

Categories: Asia,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme: 1815

Binding: Full Calf

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 3167

Keywords: Asia, India, Exploration, Afghanistan, Cabul