The Rugged Flanks of the Caucasus. JF Baddeley.
The Rugged Flanks of the Caucasus

The Rugged Flanks of the Caucasus

London: Oxford University Press, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. 2 4to volumes. Vol 1: 272 pp, ill, 2 fold out maps. Vol 2: 318 pp, ill, 1 fold out map in front and another in rear. Most ill. appear to be photogravures. Other maps, most folding, also in text. For almost his entire life Baddeley traveled throughout Russia, especially in little, known, remote and inaccessible regions. He studies the people, their manners and customs as well as the geography and archaeology of the regions. Covers his early journeys around Kazbek, the Galgais and in Vol 2 around Daghestan, Ossetia and Digoria. Appendix, index, bibliography. A lovely, crisp copy. Appears never to have been read. Very tight in orig. binding. Corners sharp with no wear whatsoever. Corners sharp. Internally fine and externally certainly near fine. Printed on fine paper. A copy that has indeed been well cared for. VG+ to near Fine. Item #3419

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