Schuyler, Eugene.


Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan Khokand, Bukhara and Kuldja. NY Scribner, Armstrong & Co. 1877.
1st US Ed. 2 vols. xii + 411pp. + viii + [i] + 463pp. 20 plates, numerous ills., 3 folding maps. Ex.-libris James Hally, relevant ills. neatly tipped in, light browning, original terracotta gilt lettered black embossed cloth with gilt devices to upper boards, minor soiling, spines chipped, t.e.g. First published in 1876 by Sampson Low. Among the most able and impartial works written on the Russian operations in Central Asia, written by one of the leading authorities. The author travelled extensively in the region and was secretary to the U.S. legation in St. Petersburg and Consul General at Constantinople. ‘Monumental, a classic on the subject’ Lord Curzon.
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