An Historical Accounr of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea. Jonas Hanway.
An Historical Accounr of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea
An Historical Accounr of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea
An Historical Accounr of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea
An Historical Accounr of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea

An Historical Accounr of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea

London: 1753. First Edition. Hardcover. with a journal of travels from London through Russia into Persia and back again through Russia, Germany & Holland, to which are added the revolutions of Persia during the present century with the particular history of the great usurper Nadir Kouli. FOUR VOLUMES. Vol 1: 399 pp. 5 folding maps, Ill. Vol 2: 374 pp, index to first two volumes, copper plates. Vol 3: Titled The Revolution of Persia containing the reign of Shah Sultan Hussein with the invasion of the Afghans and the reigns of Sultan Mir Maghmud and his successor Sultan Ashreff to which is prefixed a chronological abridgement of the Persian monarchy from its first foundation. 255 pp, folding map. Vol 4: Titled The Revolutions of Persia containing the history of the celebrated usurper Nadir Jouli from his birth in 1687 'till his death in 1747 to which are added some particulars of the unfortunate reign of his successor Adil Shah. 3012 pp, index to vol 3 & 4 and translation of foreign words. Contemporary full leather, elaborate gilt in spine bands. Contrasting colored gilt spine labels. Bookplate of Beaufort and crest of B on gilt leather in middle spine band. Better than vg though not quite vg plus. A nice set. VG to vg+. Item #3987

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