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NARRATIVE OF A MISSION TO BOKHARA,
Wolff, Rev. Joseph.

NARRATIVE OF A MISSION TO BOKHARA,

In the Years 1843-1845. To Ascertain the Fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly. William Blackwood & Sons 1848.
5th Ed. xxv + 429pp. Partially unopened, some light browning, gilt lettered blind ruled cloth, some fading, spine bumped and sl. frayed. Inscribed in the hand of Wolff R.W. Parmeter Esq of Joseph Wolff April 19, 1849, An Arabic inscription and some lines of a poem by Saadi, all to half title. ODNB Joseph Wolff (1795-1862), missionary ... in 1843 Wolff made a second journey to Bukhara in order to ascertain the fates of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Stoddart and of Captain Arthur Conolly ... Stoddart and Conolly had already been executed and their executioner was sent to dispatch Wolff also. He escaped almost miraculously and brought to England the first authentic news of the two officers ...
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