Russian Missions into the Interior of Asia; Nazaroff's Expedition to Kokand. Eversmann and Jakovlew's Account of Bucharia. Capt. Mouraview's Embassy to Turkomania and Chiva. CENTRAL ASIAN TRAVEL ACCOUNTS.

Russian Missions into the Interior of Asia; Nazaroff's Expedition to Kokand. Eversmann and Jakovlew's Account of Bucharia. Capt. Mouraview's Embassy to Turkomania and Chiva.

London. Printed for Sir Richard Phillips. 1823. First English edition. Stock ID #160859

Translated from German. Black and white lithograph plate 'Sepulchral Monument of a Kirgese Chief', iv + 112pp, Modern papercovered boards, leather title label on spine, edges uncut. Some foxing mainly at edges and on first and last leaves, but generally clean. Published as part of Sir Richard Phillips's New Voyages and Travels. The text in this volume consists firstly of a "short extract from an account of an expedition to Kokad [in what is today eastern Uzbekistan], in the years 1813-14, by Mr Philip Nazaroff, interpreter to the Siberian Corps employed in the expedition.

The second is the account of an embassy to Bucharia in 1820, 1821, at the head of which was Mr Negri, Counsellor of State: described under the title of a "Journey from Orenbur to Bucharia" by Dr Eversmann, physician to the Embassy, in which we have inserted several interesting extracts from the letters of Mr P.L. Jakovlew, secretary to the embassy.

The third is the narrative of a Journey to Turcomania and Chiva, Captain Mouraview, who was sent on a mission to those countries in 1819-20." (When referring to this item please quote stockid 160859).

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