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SA Auction #86 begins on 22 Oct 2020

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Harry De Windt

A Ride to India. Across Persia and Baluchistan.

Published: Chapman and Hall, London, 1891

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1891. Scarce.

Publishers pictorial cover.

Cover vignette of native scene.

Gilt title to spine.

Untrimmed page blocks. Some uncut pages.

Colour endpapers, minimal foxing present.

[8], 340 pages, 4 page catalogue.

Frontispiece with tissue-guard.

11 full-page plates and in-text illustrations.

Fold-out map at rear 45.5 x 33 cm.

In 1889 De Windt rode on horseback from Tbilisi to Bombay, travelling

through Baku, Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Bushire, Baluchistan and Quetta.

He served as aide-de-camp to his brother-in-law Charles Brooke, Rajah

of Sarawak, from 1876 to 1878, and also travelled widely across Russia,

including a journey to Western Siberia in 1890 to inspect the region's prisons. 

Recorded shipping weight 1500g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery. 

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 23 x 15 5 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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