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THE PAMIRS AND THE SOURCE OF THE OXUS George N. Curzon 1896 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By Curzon, George N.
Price: $150.00


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London, Royal Geographical Society, 1896, 1st edition. 83 pp, 15 b/w photos and illustrations, fold-out two color map at back of book. Quarter leather and teal Hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine, Near Fine condition.

Bookplate of former owner, Edward North Buxton, on the front end paper.

Wikipedia: Edward North Buxton (1 September 1840 9 January 1924) was a British conservationist and Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 to 1886. He was also an alpine climber, with significant first or second ascents in the 1860s, including the Aiguille de Bionnassay,[1] Piz Palu and the first traverse of Lyskamm.

Off-print from the Geographical Journal, Vol. 8 - Nos. 1, 2 & 3. Curzon travelled Yassin, Gilgit, Chilas and the Pamirs in 1894. This book contains the cradle of Polo, the Mehtar of Chitral, Kashmir to Gilgit, Gilgit to the Pamirs and etc. (Yakushi C175)

Wikipedia: George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, KG, GCSI, GCIE, PC, FBA (11 January 1859 20 March 1925), who was styled as Lord Curzon of Kedleston between 1898 and 1911, and as Earl Curzon of Kedleston between 1911 and 1921, and was known commonly as Lord Curzon, was a British Conservative statesman, who served as Viceroy of India, from 1899 to 1905, during which time he created the territory of Eastern Bengal and Assam, and as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, from 1919 to 1924.


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