Central Asia. A journey along the Transcaspian Military Railway in 1897.


Perowne, J. T. Woolrych: Russian Hosts and English Guests in Central Asia. With sixty illustrations and a map. The Scientific Press Limited [London] 1898 1st edition 8vo.

Folding map showing route, 10 full plate photo illustrations and numerous smaller ones, xvi.198pp. Original green cloth, spine somewhat marked. An ex-library copy with cancellation from University of London with armorial bookplate, a scattering of very discreet small stamps [non none to the front of the title page]. Quite a scarce title. The book is an account of the author’s journey in the winter of 1897 along the Trancaspian Military Railway: his route being Constantinople, Batoum, Baku, the Caspian, Krasnovodsk, Geok-Tek, Ashabad, Merv, Bokhara, Samarcand, Odessa. Yakushi P 69.  dec3/4

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