Sketches of Central Asia

additional chapters on my travels, adventures, and on the ethnology of Central Asia
  • 444 Pages
  • 4.13 MB
  • English
Chʾeng Wen Publishing , Taipei
Asia, Central -- Description and t
Statementby Arminius Vámbéry.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 444 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13527296M

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This Elibron Classics title is a reprint of the original edition published by Wm. Allen & Co. in London. Sketches of Central Asia () Additional chapters on my travels, adventures, and on the ethnology of Central Asia Language: English: LoC Class: DK: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Russia, Former Soviet Republics, Poland: Subject: Asia, Central -- Description and travel Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Unique book in two volumes by Mikhail Andreev, the corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of USSR.

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