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A Winter's Journey (Tatar), from Constantinople to Tehran; With Travels Through Various Parts of Persia, &C Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R484
Discovery Miles 4 840
A Winter's Journey (Tatar), from Constantinople to Tehran; With Travels Through Various Parts of Persia, &C Volume 1...
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A Winter's Journey (Tatar), from Constantinople to Tehran; With Travels Through Various Parts of Persia, &C Volume 1 (Paperback)

James Baillie Fraser

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...to Merve, and other distant points, in consequence of the Kuzzilbash chappows, or inroads upon them; so that, though still exposed to their attacks, I should find none of their encampments to receive me, in the course I purposed taking. All this was unpleasant and depressing enough, and the conversation was put a stop to by the entrance of two or three persons, among whom HOSTILITIES AGAINST DEREGEZ. 253 was one Meerza Yussuff, the nazir, or steward, of the late Prince Royal, who had just come in from the border districts, with a. brother of the rebellious chieftain, Abbas Koolee Khan, of Deregez. This young man, who now entered with the nazir, came to try and accommodate matters on the partof that chief--it seems a question whether he will be permitted to return. The army ordered against that place, and which B----was going to join when I saw him at Kallah Seyedha, has now entered the Joo geh, or valley of Deregez, and commenced operations, it appears, both' against the Khan and against the Toorkomans, one party of whom, by a letter which I received from him, he has cut up, killing seven and taking twenty-two, with some horses, prisoners; the heads have come in here as proofs of the fact.. "All these things are against me," but I do not so much mind the false words of the minister, or the forced testimony of the Khan, as I do those of my sincere friend, Meerza Reza, and of the blunt and honest Ismael Beg, my former host, neither "of whom, so far as I can discover, can have any motive to deceive me. Thelatter, who lives quite retired and unconnected with any party, said to me the other evening, with great earnestness, " I was your friend of old, and am so still, believe me. I cannot bear to see you expose your head...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: James Baillie Fraser
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 136
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-09152-5
Barcode: 9781155091525
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LSN: 1-155-09152-3

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