Russia in Central Asia in 1889 and the Anglo-Russian Question
CURZON, Hon. G., M.P.
Topics include: Russian railways to the Caspian; Russian designs upon India; observations on Russian character; hostility to Germany and the Germans; Russian feeling towards England, Austria, France; the Anglo-Russian question; merits and demerits of Russian rule; Russian military strength; bravery and endurance of Russian character. The author traces a journey from London to the Caspian, along the Transcaspian Railway; from the Caspian to the Merv; from Merv to the Oxus; Bokhara the Noble; Samarkand and Tashkent.
Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co
Edition: First Edition
Date Published: 1889
Place Published: London
Condition: Very good +
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: xxiii, 477 p. + 24 p. catalogue of books from Longmans, Green. 23 cm. 2 folding colour maps, 16 full-page illustrations, and numerous b&w illustrations within the text. Blue cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Hinges tender. Some wear to spine ends. Owner's inscription on half title.