By: Lunt, James D.; George Woodcock (editor)
New York, Barnes & Noble: 1969
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 15143
Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
Light lean and edge wear to book, Price-clipped dustjacket shows some creasing top of spine ; Blue cloth covered boards with black & gold imprinted titles on spine. The book is the US edition but the dust jacket is the British Faber & Faber DJ. ; Great Travellers; 220 pages; "Alexander Burnes, born in Montrose in 1805, went out to India at the age of 16 as a cadet in the Honourable East India Company. Within a year he joined the 1st Bombay Native Infantry as interpreter in Hindustani, and started to learn Persian. a journey from which he was recalled. Promoted, and transferred in 1829 to ... View More...