Well-illustrated and in a nice full colour pictorial binding. Top edge gilt. Written by the British journalist Angus Hamilton (1874‒1913) who travelled extensively through the country. Providing much background information on a diverse and complex country that will remain in the news. In fact, the current siruation in Afghanistan can only be fully understood with the information gathered, ordered and provided by Hamilton.
Part of a series of 20 volumes, but this is the only one on Afghanistan. Well-written, with lots of details on its history, people, landscape, climate, commerce, etc., etc.
Published in Boston & Tokyo, by J. B. Millet Company, 1910. x, 323 pp. Full colour frontispiece and five plates. In a protective transparent sleeve.
Uncut. Spine with some very light stains, otherwise in very good condition with gilt top edge and original, decorative binding. Clean, without markings. Very uncommon. A lovely volume.
- 插圖, 旅遊/探索, 歷史, 阿富汗 - 人，宗教，氣候，景觀，商業
- 作家/ 插畫家
- Angus Hamilton
- Oriental Series - Volume 18. AFGHANISTAN
- J. B. Millet Company
- In protective transparent sleeve
- 24×15.8 cm