Title: Herat: The Granary And Garden Of Central ...
Publisher: W. H. Allen & Co, London
Publication Date: 1880
Book Condition: Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
Owner's signature, dated 1886, on title page. Some rubbing and fraying to ends of spine. Series of 1/8" tears at head and tail of spine. Up to 1/4" loss of cloth at corners of boards. Spotting to page edges. Some spotting and small tears to blank margin of folding map. Some rubbing to boards. ; vi, [ii], 196, , + one folding map + (48) pages advertisements. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 219mm x 135mm. Contents: Argument; The New Frontier; Herat; Herat: The Granary And Garden; Kandahar To Herat; Mashad To Herat: Herat To Sarrakhs, Merv, And Charjui; Herat To Maimane And Andkhoi; Herat To Shiborgan, Balkh, Takhtapul; Khlum; Kunduz; And Faizabad; Kabul To Khulm; Herat To Kabul. "Again have Kandahar and Ghazni, Kabul and Jallalabad, Khaibar and Kurm, Gandamak and Jagdalak; become household words. Again have the Sikh and the Pathan, the Gurkah and the Rohilla, vied in valorous action with their British comrades. Again have the discipline and the courage of the two armies, well directed by skilful leaders, triumphed over numbers, over difficult company, over fanaticism, over treachery. In spite of difficulties, the mere discription of which gives but little idea of their formidable nature, the policy of the Government has triumphed, and the greater part of Afghanistan lies at the feet of Her Majesty the Queen." - from pages 1-2.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 7390
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