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THE SHORES OF LAKE ARAL.
Wood, Herbert.

THE SHORES OF LAKE ARAL.

Smith, Elder & Co. 1876.
1st Ed. xxvii + 352pp. 2 folding maps including 1 in rear pocket. Inscription to half title, some light browning, orginal bright gilt lettered black dec. green cloth, skilfully recased with much of original spine laid down. Herbert William Wood (18371879), army officer. ODNB ... He obtained three years' furlough and accompanied the Grand Duke Constantine's expedition, sent under the auspices of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society to examine the Amu Daria region. He published the results of his travels in [the above], which showed the difficulties with which the Russians contended in central Asia ...
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