Afghanistan. A lawyer’s thoughts in 1878 on the Russian threat and the British policy.


Fisher, Fred. H. Afghanistan and the Central Asian Question. James Clarke & Co. [London] 1st edition, small 8vo [7½ x 6½ ins].

Phillip’s large folding map coloured in outline in rear pocket, xxiii, 264pp. Original publishers pictorial red cloth gilt, spine faded but a very good copy of a scarce title, map pocket split along one side, map with a few small holes in intersections of folds and one split along a fold without loss. This was of course written at time when the perceived Russian threat to the British Indian Empire was at its height.        aug29/5

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