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Lot 351
PERSIA GOLDSMID (FREDERIC JOHN), W.T. BLANFORD and others. Eastern Persia. An Account of the Journeys of the Persian Boundary Commission 1870-71-72, 2 vol.
Sold for £408 (US$ 678) inc. premium
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Lot Details
PERSIA
GOLDSMID (FREDERIC JOHN), W.T. BLANFORD and others. Eastern Persia. An Account of the Journeys of the Persian Boundary Commission 1870-71-72, 2 vol., first edition, 30 plates (18 hand-coloured), 4 folding hand-coloured maps, illustrations in text, re-cased in publisher's green cloth [Nissen, ZBI 405; Wood, p.362], 8vo, Macmillan, 1876

Footnotes

  • Goldsmid was appointed in 1870 as commissioner to determine the boundary between Persia and Baluchistan. He travelled across Russia to Teheran, and spent four months in Baluchistan. The work is divided in to four sections: Narrative of the Journey; Geography; Geology; and Zoology.
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